His Highness the Aga Khan meets with United Nations Secretary General António Guterres
18 October 2017
New York, USA - His Highness the Aga Khan met today with United Nations Secretary General António Guterres. His Highness will receive the United Nations Foundation's Global Leadership Award during this visit to New York City.
116 projects have received the Aga Khan Award for Architecture over the last 40 years, often anticipating innovations, such as green buildings, or reflecting architectural discourse, such as a return to human scale.
AKDN employs 80,000 people in over 30 countries around the world. AKDN also relies on thousands of volunteers to help implement and maintain its projects, notably at health and education facilities.
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.