Aga Khan Trust for Culture
The Trust (AKTC) focuses on the physical, social, cultural and economic revitalisation of communities in the Muslim world. It includes the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, the Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme, the Aga Khan Music Initiative, the on-line resource ArchNet.org and the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The Museums unit coordinates the development of museum projects including the Aga Khan Museum in Canada. More
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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.
AKDN has mobilised over $1 billion to support a number of institutions and programmes involved in the social, economic and cultural development of Afghanistan.
3 million visitors
Since its restoration by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, the historic Bagh-e-Babur garden in Kabul has attracted over 3 million visitors.