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His Highness the Aga Khan receives the UN Champion for Global Change Award
19 October 2017

His Highness the Aga Khan spoke on pluralism and accepted the Champion for Global Change Award at the 2017 United Nations Global Leadership Dinner yesterday.

19 October 2017

The #AgaKhan University School of Media and Communications (GSMC) has partnered with the Media Council of Kenya (MCK) to study how new technologies have impacted journalism. The research aims to...

19 October 2017
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20 October 2017

Gauri is a childcare worker living in Gir Somnath, Gujarat. Gauri and her three daughters - who are from one of the most marginalised groups in India - have never had access to a toilet and faced...

18 Oct 2017

His Highness the Aga Khan

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.
$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.