Showcase Video Report: Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2019

The shortlist of twenty projects has been announced for one of the world’s most respected design awards: the Aga Khan Award for Architecture. Founded in 1977 by Aga Khan the fourth, the award is given every three years to projects that successfully address the needs and aspirations of primarily Islamic societies. The categories include contemporary design, social housing and restoration to name just a few.

In this video report, Farrokh Derakhshani, Director of Aga Khan Award for Architecture explains in detail about some of the selected projects, and why they were shortlisted.

Video Courtesy: TRT WORLD- Showcase

 

Author: ismailimail

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

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