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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.

21 July 2017

Lisbon, Portugal, 20 July 2017 - His Highness the Aga Khan today received one of Portugal’s highest honours – the Gra-cruz da ordem de Liberdade, or Grand Cross of the Order of Liberty – in...

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

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.
$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.