“The goal is to try to impact the quality of life through the physical environment of Muslim communities around the world.”
– His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan, 49th hereditary Imam of the Ismaili Muslims
The Aga Khan Award for Architecture (AKAA) is given every three years to projects that set new standards of excellence in architecture, planning practices, historic preservation and landscape architecture.
Now in its fourth decade the Aga Khan Award for Architecture is one of the most coveted and prestigious prizes in the field with a prize fund of one million dollars it is also one of the most valuable.
Almost four decades since creating the Aga Khan Trust for Architecture (AKAA) His Highness can look back on a legacy that has benefited both cultural heritage and the people who live among it, in equal measure.
The Aga Khan Award for Architecture – Global Reach
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