Interventional Architecture | Aga Khan Award: German language article with many photos in ‘Style Mag Net’

Seit mehr als dreißig Jahren existiert der Aga Khan Award for Architecture bereits. Ziel des Preises ist die Wertschätzung herausragender Architektur und Intervention in den öffentlichen Raum in muslimischen Gesellschaften. Wer jetzt an Höhenrausch in Kuala Lumpur oder Abu Dhabi denkt, an exaltierte Landgewinnung vor der Küste Dubais oder Moscheeneubauten rund um die Welt denkt,…

Speech by Oleg Grabar, Recipient of the 2010 Chairman’s Award, at the Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2010 Award Presentation Ceremony (Doha, Qatar) 24 November 2010

Please also see: Recipients of the 2010 Aga Khan Award for Architecture (Press Section) It is with much pride and gratitude that I have accepted the Chairman’s Award from the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, following Hassan Fathy, Rifat Chaderji, and Sir Geoffrey Bawa. It is an honor to join such a distinguished company and, even more…

Five winners of the Aga Khan Award – The Star Malaysia

These unique architectural and design projects are dedicated to bettering people’s lives and preserving their environs ***** Stories by CHIN MUI YOON starmag@thestar.com.my A DRAMATIC rejuvenation of a wasteland, a sleek little school that unites a divided village, an historic archaeological site, the renewal of a colonial city centre, and a stunning factory that seemingly…

“We look at pluralism in the Muslim world today,The award embraces a Muslim world that is dynamic, innovative and creative and has helped create a better understanding of it.” – Omar Hallaj, chairman of the master jury

Chinese Bridge School Lauded in Aga Khan Awards *****   The Aga Khan Award for Architecture this year was won by five projects including a school built as a bridge uniting a Chinese village and the restored center of Tunisia’s capital Tunis. The revitalization of a Saudi Arabian valley, a Spanish museum and a Turkish…

Embrace cultural diversity, says Aga Khan – Daily Nation Kenya

His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani the Emir of Qatar confers with His Highness the Aga Khan at the Aga Khan Award for Architecture ceremony in Doha, Qatar November 24, 2010. AKDN By CHURCHILL OTIENO in Doha, QatarPosted Thursday, November 25 2010 at 11:55 The Aga Khan has called on builders to use their work to celebrate pluralism in the…

Video: Aga Khan award ceremony comes to Qatar – Qatars Hub com

Click here to watch the video: Qatars Hub Com ***** Doha: This year the Aga Khan Award for Architecture will makes its GCC debut in Qatar on November 24. One of the world’s largest awards honoring creativity and architectural finesse, the award ceremony will be held at the Museum of Islamic Art. This was announced…

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2010 Award Presentation Ceremony (Doha, Qatar), 24 November 2010

Please also see: Press Release, Photographs, AKAA home page and Press Section Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim Your Highness the Emir Your Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser Excellencies Distinguished Guests Ladies and Gentlemen As-salaam-o-aleikum What a pleasure it is to greet this wonderful audience, including so many friends, old and new, who have helped shape this programme, and who…

Aga Khan award winners disclosed – Daily Nation, Kenya

An aerial view of the Wadi Hanifa Wetlands in Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, which is one of the projects that emerged winners of the 2010 Aga Khan Award for Architecture November 24, 2010. Photo | AKdN By CHURCHILL OTIENO in Doha, QatarPosted Wednesday, November 24 2010 at 14:17 Five building projects have emerged the winners of the 2010 Aga Khan Award…

Seminar on Islamic architecture – Gulf Times com

Architecture and Urban Planning Department of Qatar University’s College of Engineering and Agha Khan Award for Architecture will organise an international seminar on November 25 at Grand Hyatt Hotel, local daily Arrayah has reported. The seminar, in connection with the 11th session of the Agha Khan Award, would discuss the present architecture discourse in the…

The Aga Khan Award with link to interview – Simerg com

THE AGA KHAN’S 1976 ANNOUNCEMENT Beginning in 1980 and every three years thereafter, I propose to offer a substantial monetary prize to the architect who has completed a building which most successfully embraces the spirit of Muslim architecture – the Aga Khan The logo of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture was designed by Karl…

African buildings competing for global architecture award- Daily Nation news

Photo | AKdN The Pan African Development Institute, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso   Three African buildings are among 19 projects from across the globe competing for the prestigious Aga Khan Award for Architecture. Image Gallery The three projects — in Burkina Faso, Morocco and Tunisia — carry the continent’s hopes as they face challenges from 16…

Mawlana Hazar Imam in Qatar for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture – The Ismaili

Mawlana Hazar Imam, Prince Hussain and Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al Kuwari, Qatar’s Minister of Culture, Arts and Heritage engaged in conversation. Hazar Imam and Prince Hussain are in Doha for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture ceremony, to be held later this week. Photo: Gary Otte Doha, Qatar, 22 November 2010 —Mawlana Hazar Imam, accompanied by Prince Hussain, arrived in…