The Aga Khan Award for Architecture celebrates new structures around the world that successfully address the needs and aspirations of the societies they serve.
The award originated in the Middle East origin and is given every three years. It focuses on communities where Muslims have “a significant presence.”
It’s considered one of the most important awards in architecture and past cycles have recognised mosques in Austria, surgery centres in Sudan, and historic bazaars in Iran.
This year, 348 nominations were whittled down to find just six winners which were announced at a ceremony in Abu Dhabi.
Source: These 6 beautiful buildings have been awarded for setting new standards of architecture – Business Insider Nordic