Exhibition showcasing over 1000 years of Islamic art and architecture opens at the Asian Civilisations Museum – Art Daily Org

Inscribed tile. Timurid Iran, possibly Samarqand, late 14th century. Glazed earthenware, 51.8 x 37.5 x 6.4 cm© Aga Khan Trust for Culture. SINGAPORE.- The Asian Civilisations Museum presents an exhibition of works of art from the Aga Khan Museum. Featuring masterpieces of Islamic art and architecture spanning many centuries and from regions around the world,…

Islamic art masterpieces take center stage – The Jakarta Post com News

Koran. Probably from Indonesia, 18th or 19th Century. Ink and gold on paper in an Islamic binding. (Courtesy of the Asian Civilizations Museum) Two exhibitions present masterpieces of Islamic art spanning many centuries from different regions and their connections across cultures. Hosted by Singapore’s Asian Civilizations Museum, the exhibition “Islamic Arts from Southeast Asia: Highlights…

Aga Khan prize doubled to US$1 million – New Straits Times com Malaysia News

INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION: The Aga Khan Award for Architecture (AKAA) prize has doubled to US$1 million (RM3.18 million) for the current cycle which runs from 2011 to 2013. A snapshot of some of the speakers and participants taken at the AKAA thematic seminar on “ Emerging Models of Planning Practices“ in Singapore last week. Read more…

Aga Khan Award for Architecture Seminar on “Emerging Models of Planning Practices” in Singapore – AKDN Press Release

Singapore, 20 July 2012 — A two-day Aga Khan Award for Architecture seminar on planning practices was held 19-20 July 2012 at the Urban Redevelopment Centre in Singapore. City planners, academics and architects from around the world participated in discussions relating to the integration of mobility, energy, water and waste disposal into planning practice, the role…

Mawlana Hazar Imam commences his Far East visit in Malaysia – The Ismaili News

    Mawlana Hazar Imam departs the VIP lounge at Kuala Lumpur International Airport accompanied by officials from the Malaysian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Photo: AKDN / Alex Moi Chee Hole Also see related photo gallery. Kuala Lumpur, 29 March 2012 — Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Malaysia today for the start of his visit to the Far East. In the country’s…