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

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.
$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.
9,000 projects
Over 9,000 building projects have been documented and are now available on archnet.org.  They range from rural schools to urban water towers, from state-of-the-art skyscrapers to modest mud-brick structures.