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Inauguration of the University of Central Asia Naryn Campus
19 October 2016

The first of three residential campuses for the University of Central Asia was inaugurated today by His Highness the Aga Khan and Prime Minister Sooronbay Jeenbekov of the Kyrgyz Republic.

21 October 2016

Kampala, Uganda – Students from the Aga Khan High School Kampala’s debate team will participate in the Tournament of Champions to be held at Yale University in the United States this November. The...

22 October 2016
After the shaking stops, protect yourself for 60 seconds and check for unstable objects and hazards. #ShakeOut
25 August 2016

It's late afternoon in the National Park of Mali in Bamako and it's beginning to fill up with people who have come to unwind and relax.

Redesigned and reopened in 2010, AKDN worked with the...

20 Oct 2016

The University of Central Asia

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