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

2 millions
Over 2 million students benefit from AKDN education programmes annually. Programmes range from early childhood development to primary and secondary schools, from vocational studies to university degrees.
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.
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.