“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
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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