30 March 2017

Tabriz Bazaar on BBC World News

A 2013 winner of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, the Tabriz Bazaar, will be part of a programme on the “Bazaars of Iran” on BBC World News. The Tabriz...

30 March 2017
Two faculty members of @AKUGlobal were decorated with prestigious national awards on March 23. Read article: https://t.co/Mc0ZlfDaLl https://t.co/GwoOKaOff0
22 March 2017

Happy World Water Day 2017!⠀

Here is one of the many pumps AKDN has helped install in northern Côte d'Ivoire providing clean and fresh water to over 25,000 people. ⠀⠀

22 Mar 2017

Where the families and mountains meet

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.
AKDN employs 80,000 people in over 30 countries around the world. AKDN also relies on thousands of volunteers to help implement and maintain its projects, notably at health and education facilities.