Three Muslim Female Architects Won the Prestigious Aga Khan Award For Their Outstanding Projects | MVSLIM

We have had women architects as part of teams of architects or restorers, but never before have there been so many women as [lead] architects

 

– Sam Pickens, the Aga Khan Foundation spokesperson

Left to right - Leila Arghian, Zaha Hadid & Marina Tabassum, 3 Women Architects who won the AKAA 2016 Prize (Image credit: MVSLIM.com)
Left to right – Leila Arghian, Zaha Hadid & Marina Tabassum, 3 Women Architects who won the AKAA 2016 Prize (Image credit: MVSLIM.com)

 

Three Muslim women received the prestigious Aga Khan Award for Architecture earlier this month. The award is given every three years to recognize outstanding architectural projects that are designed to enhance the life of the Muslim communities around the world. The three women were announced winners among other 348 finalists from 69 different countries on Oct. 3 in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

This article is written by Zahra Debbek.

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  1. Congratulations to all these three women for winning best architectural award and wishing your success in all
    your endevours. It is indeed a pleasure to see so many women today qualified in so many other subjects and Thank You to the Aga Khan for promoting women’s education and urging them to educate themselves as much
    as possible. Keep it up and hope to see more women.

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