Architecture in Development: National Park of Mali


This is one of the two recent projects commissioned by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) to mark the 50th anniversary of Mali’s independence from France: the National Park of Mali in Bamako, with new buildings such as a restaurant, a sport centre and several entrance buildings, marking one of the most important civic projects ever to take shape in West Africa. Another project is the visitor’s center adjacent to the Great Mosque of Mopti which is a remarkable example of the earthen construction and is recently restored (2006).

via Architecture In Development – NATIONAL PARK OF MALI, BAMAKO.

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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