Quiz one: Aga Khan Award for Architecture (AKAA) 2016

Take this short quiz and see how much you know about this year’s nominated projects of the prestigious Aga Khan Awards for Architecture.

Click on the one correct answer.

Quiz one: Aga Khan Award for Architecture (AKAA) 2016

Nominated for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2016, the Thread community center was built around which village in Senegal?
Potou village
Try again.
Sinthian village
Correct. Read more about this village, here: http://www.thread-senegal.org/eat-together/

Who is the architect of Thread community center in Senegal?
Architect Kazuyo Sejima
Try again.
Architect Toshiko Mori
Correct. Architect Toshiko Mori designed and executed the project pro bono with the architect/designer Jordan Mactavish as project lead. Read more here: http://www.tmarch.com/2663

Nominated for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2016, who is the architect of Tabiat Pedestrian Bridge in Tehran?
Architect Houshang Seyhoun
Try again.
Architect Leila Araghian
Correct. Leila Araghian of Diba Tensile Architecture. Read more here: http://www.dibats.com/Home/

In which year, the Tabiat Pedestrian Bridge in Iran opened for public?
2004
Try again.
2014
Correct. It was opened in 2014. It was visited by 4 million people in its first year.
Watch the video for more details: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zD0l7ZUwJKw

Nominated for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2016, the Superkilen Park in Copenhagen is located in what kind of area?
Rich and affluent area of the city.
Try again.
In an area with the most diverse set of population.
Correct. Watch this video for more detail https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6EquIWKe5CY

The Superkilen Park area in Copenhagen comprises of how many different zones?
Four
Try again.
Three
Correct. Three main zones: a red square for sports; a green park as a grassy children’s playground; and a black market as a food market and picnic area.

 

Quiz adopted from the following three blog posts.

 

Researched & Compiled by Arif Ali

 

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