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His Highness the Aga Khan receives the Gra-cruz da ordem de Liberdade, or Grand Cross of the Order of Liberty from Portugal’s President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
His Highness the Aga Khan honoured in Portugal
20 July 2017

Portugal’s President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa today presented the Aga Khan with the Gra-cruz da ordem de Liberdade in recognition of his service to uplifting lives around the world. Earlier in the day, the Aga Khan received an Honorary Doctorate from the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa.

20 July 2017

Portugal’s President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa today presented the Aga Khan with the Gra-cruz da ordem de Liberdade in recognition of his service to uplifting lives around the world....

20 July 2017
#Portugal President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa bestows top honour on His Highness the #AgaKhan https://t.co/nabF51CvnZ https://t.co/X8lF0wdVO2
11 July 2017

Improving the quality of life for 100 years.

#AKDN #QualityofLife #diamondJubilee

12 Jul 2017

AKDN Values in Action

116 projects
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.
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.