Karachi, Pakistan, 15 December 2017 - The Aga Khan University’s Centre for Innovation in Medical Education (CIME), a state-of-the-art facility for technology-based learning for health professionals, was inaugurated today by His Highness the Aga Khan, Chancellor of AKU.
A Mughal bathouse renewed: Shahi Hammam, Lahore Walled City, Pakistan
Rooftop cupolas provide ventilation and lighting, Shahi Hammam, Lahore....
The 17th century Shahi Hammam fell into disuse during the decline and fall of the Mughal Empire and the chaos that followed. The 1,000 m2 complex was rehabilitated over two years and interventions included the exposure, conservation and display of the original waterworks, drainage and heating networks as well as the historic floor level, restoration of the original entrance, internal chambers and architectural features including provisions for internal and external illumi-nation.
Rooms at the top of the world: forts and guesthouses, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan
The valleys of Hunza and Baltistan, high in the Karakoram, have undergone a transformation of habitat, customs and economic patterns. The Trust’s intervention commenced with the conservation of the 700-year-old Baltit Fort. Following this project, Shigar, Khaplu and Altit Forts were restored and converted to guesthouses.
Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme: Transforming cities, transforming lives
The Great Mosque of Djenné in Mali is one of the largest mud-built...
Dhaka, Bangladesh, 23 November 2017 - Designs for the Aga Khan Academy Dhaka (a state-of-the-art, 1200-student residential school planned for Dhaka, Bangladesh) won the award for best ‘Future Education’ project at the World Architecture Festival 2017, held on 15-17 November in Berlin, Germany.