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Aga Khan Award for Architecture

The Aga Khan Award for Architecture, established and funded by Aga Khan IV to recognize architectural excellence and community improvement -- including restoration efforts. The program statement from the Aga Khan Development Network explains that their efforts focus on "societies in which Muslims have a significant presence."

Award Winners

Hassan Fathy, 1980
Rifat Chadirji , 1986
Jean Nouvel, 1987 for l'"institut du monde arabe ", Paris
Geoffrey Bawa , 2001

See also Islamic architecture

Last updated: 05-08-2005 05:18:07