An interactive exhibit in Barcelona, Spain showcasing major restoration projects undertaken by the Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme

An interactive exhibit in Barcelona, Spain showcasing major restoration projects undertaken by the Aga Khan Historic Cities ProgrammeThe Support Agency for Architecture Barcelona (AAAB), in collaboration with Aga Khan Trust for Culture, Casa Asia and the European Institute of the Mediterranean, organises this display of images and drawings of architectonic projects, as well as audiovisuals that allow to get to know the everyday work realities in cities such as El Cairo, Kabul, Djenné or Zanzibar, among others.

Within the framework of the opening of this exhibition, an opening lecture that will be delivered by:
Luis Monreal, General Director of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture.
Later, a roundtable will be held that counts on the following speakers:
Josep Giralt, Director of Cultural Action of the European Institute of the Mediterranean.
Menene Gras, Director of Culture and Exhibitions of Casa Asia.

The Programme Aga Khan for historic cities (AKHCP for its initials in English) promotes the preservation and reuse of public spaces and buildings in historic cities of the Muslim world in order to stimulate social, economic and cultural development. The programmes of every project go beyond the technical restoration of buildings, including parameters such as social and environmental fields, the adaptation to new uses, institutional sustainability and development of abilities.

From the 6th to the 28th of February at Support Agency for Architecture Barcelona (AAAB) Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 694 Barcelona

via http://www.casaasia.eu/actividad/detalle?id=209409.
http://www.iemed.org/llista_activitats-en/the-aga-khan-historic-cities-programme

Photographs from the ExhibitionInterview with Luis Monreal (in Spanish).

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