The Heritage Keeper: Meet Ratish Nanda who was instrumental in restoring Humayun Tomb and Sunder Nursery in Delhi — Your Story com | Watch Related Videos

Restoring monuments and parks are all in day’s work for Ratish Nanda, CEO, Aga Khan Trust for culture. He is responsible for some of the most fascinating restorations in the country and abroad (…) Where it began Ratish earned his M. Architecture degree in Historic Building Conservation, from the University of York.  “As an architect,…

Digital Magazine: Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) At Home, Issue 2

The second issue of AT HOME, a new digital magazine presenting the programmes and projects of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC). Read and View on The Ismaili See Issue 1: Restoring Dignity: Afghanistan — Video By The Ismail, 30.04.2020 | Digital Magazine: Aga Khan Trust for Culture At Home, Issue 1  

Restoring Dignity: Afghanistan — Video By The Ismail, 30.04.2020 | Digital Magazine: Aga Khan Trust for Culture At Home, Issue 1

This never before released film, professionally produced by AKTC, is the first of a three-part series focusing on Kabul, Delhi, and Lahore. Featuring interviews, drone photography and archival newsreels, the film shows that while there have been setbacks, there is still hope. And where there is hope, dignity emerges. Source: The Ismaili More Videos ,News…

Pakistan: Timber, Rock and Stone | The Shigar and Khaplu projects has improved the life of residents — AKDN Video

Something remarkable is taking place around the Shigar and Khaplu forts of Baltistan. Immersed in the breathtaking scenery of the Karakoram Mountains – some of the highest in the world – and steeped in four centuries of folklore and legends, community heritage and culture are being revitalised.  Remote communities are reviving ancient construction techniques. Buildings…

Prime Minister, Imran Khan inaugurates the 400 year old historic “Picture Wall” of Lahore Fort | The conservation of the western façade has been carried out by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC)

Lahore, Pakistan, 4 May 2019 – Imran Khan, Prime Minister, Islamic Republic of Pakistan inaugurated the restoration of the 400-year-old “Picture Wall” of Lahore Fort. The Picture Wall is one of the principal features of the Lahore Fort UNESCO World Heritage Site. Speaking on the occasion, Imran Khan, Prime Minister, Islamic Republic of Pakistan emphasised…

Restoration on Mughal Glazed Tiles — Video documentation of Humayun tomb restoration by Aga Khan Trust for Culture | Watch two videos

A film explaining the restoration of Mughal glazed tilework by Aga Khan Trust for Culture during the Humayun’s Mausoleum’s conservation. The project was supported by the Tata Trusts and it required over five years of research and documentation to undertake it. Source:   NIZAMUDDIN URBAN RENEWAL INITIATIVE Published on 1 Oct 2018 Humay’s Tomb’s Conservation…

MoU signed between Govts. of Afghanistan, Germany with KFW and Aga Khan Trust for Culture for €18m project along Kabul River

Khaama Press News Agency writes; MoU signed for €18.058m socio-economic project to be implemented along Kabul River A Memorandum of Understanding was signed for the implementation of a project for social, economic, and environmental development in the areas located along Kabul River. According to ARG Palace, the project include renovation and construction of Industrial Machinery…