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The Aga Khan Architecture Award - Architecture and Community

1980 - 1st Award Cycle - To many Westerners, the Taj Mahal in all its splendor typifies Islamic architecture. Yet, the overwhelming majority of Muslims live on the very margin of human existence, far from such grandeur. The merging of Islam's rich cultural heritage with modern technology to help solve problms of individual survival in the contemporary world forms the heart of Architecture and Community.