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Jury Announced for 2019 Aga Khan Award for Architecture

The Aga Khan Award for Architecture has announced the master jury for the 2017-2019 award cycle. The jury, a diverse and global group comprising architects, academics, and theorists, will select the recipients of the award, each of whom will, in turn, receive a USD $I million prize for their winning work.

Bait Ur Rouf Mosque, Dhaka, Bangladesh / Marina Tabassum Architects. Image

The Aga Khan Award for Architecture has announced the master jury for the 2017-2019 award cycle. The jury, a diverse and global group comprising architects, academics, and theorists, will select the recipients of the award, each of whom will, in turn, receive a USD $I million prize for their winning work.

Hufton + Crow. ImageIssam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs / Zaha Hadid Architects
The Aga Khan Award for Architecture is unique in the crowded field of architectural awards in that it recognizes all parties involved in the conception, design, and realization of a project. Founded in 1977 by Aga Khan IV, it aims specifically to highlight projects of relevance or significance to primarily Islamic societies.This focus may seem paradoxically broad, but is geared toward elevating projects that not only adeptly meet their functional requirements but ?stimulate and respond to cultural aspirations.? Projects that inventively make use of local materials and/or appropriate technologies are given particular attention in the hopes that they inspire equal...
Source: Archdaily
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