9 December 2016

Wu Man and Co, world music review: Group effort is a slow burn.

Wu Man brilliantly demonstrated her technique with lyrical melodies, dramatic tremolos and percussive snaps, says Simon...

9 December 2016
Canada is using art to build bridges with Syrian refugees, while the rest of the world builds walls... Read article: https://t.co/OUCrAZL9jl https://t.co/zLoG0sMb69
7 December 2016

The view into the Hunza valley from Baltit Fort in northern Pakistan.⠀

AKDN completed the restoration of Baltit Fort in 1996, winning a @UNESCO heritage award in 2005. Today, run by...

07 Nov 2016

2016 AKAA ceremony

40 years
As of 2017, the Aga Khan Award for Architecture will be 40 years old, making it the oldest major award in the field.
$1 million
One million dollars are shared among prize winners, as determined by the independent Master Jury.  Half the prize money is a grant for promoting the replicable aspects of the design.
116 projects
116 projects have received the award over the last 40 years, often anticipating innovations, such as green buildings, or reflecting architectural discourse, such as a return to human scale.