Aga Khan Award: The 2019 Laureates –

September 4, 2019

Visitors center of Wasit Wetland in Sharjah by X-Architects of Dubai (Photo: Nelson Garrido © X-Architects)

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Visitors center of Wasit Wetland in Sharjah by X-Architects of Dubai (Photo: Nelson Garrido © X-Architects)

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Visitors center of Wasit Wetland in Sharjah by X-Architects of Dubai (Photo: Nelson Garrido © X-Architects)

Six projects received the Aga Khan Award this year. The contributions range from the revitalization of a World Heritage Site in Bahrain to the Palestinian Museum of Birzeit.

In Tatar Kazan, the winners of the Aga Khan Award were announced last Thursday, August 29, 2019. The Architecture Award, awarded every three years, was founded in 1977 by Karim Aga Khan IV in order to win the prize. identify and promote "building concepts that successfully meet the needs and aspirations of communities where Muslims are strongly represented." The award recognizes all involved in the project, from architects to artisans to communities. Simultaneous consideration of Muslim communities and all project actors has meanwhile made the Aga Khan Prize one of the most important architectural awards.It draws attention to projects that would remain unknown in the future. Other parts of the world.

Winners by country:
bahrain Revitalization of downtown Muharraq
bangladesh Arcadia Education Project (2016) in South Kanarchor (Saif Ul Haque Sthapati)
Palestine Palestinian Museum (2016) in Birzeit (Heneganh Peng Architects)
Russian Federation Public Space Development Project (Architectural Desant Office, Kazan)
Senegal Teaching and Research Center of the Alioune Diop University Campus in Bambey (IDOM, Bilbao)
United Arab Emirates Wasit Wetland Welcome Center (2015) in Sharjah (X-Architects, Dubai)

Arcadia Education Project in Kanarchor South by Saif Ul Haque Sthapati (Photo: Sandro di Carlo Darsa © Aga Khan Trust Fund for Culture)

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Arcadia Education Project in Kanarchor South by Saif Ul Haque Sthapati (Photo: Sandro di Carlo Darsa © Aga Khan Trust Fund for Culture)

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Arcadia Education Project in Kanarchor South by Saif Ul Haque Sthapati (Photo: Sandro di Carlo Darsa © Aga Khan Trust Fund for Culture)

One of 18 public spaces designed in Muharraq. The design in this case comes from David Van Severen & Ketsten Geers' Low Smets Desk. (Photo: Cemal Emden © Aga Khan Trust Fund for Culture)

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One of 18 public spaces designed in Muharraq. The design in this case comes from David Van Severen & Ketsten Geers' Low Smets Desk. (Photo: Cemal Emden © Aga Khan Trust Fund for Culture)

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One of 18 public spaces designed in Muharraq. The design in this case comes from David Van Severen & Ketsten Geers' Low Smets Desk. (Photo: Cemal Emden © Aga Khan Trust Fund for Culture)

Palestinian Museum in Birzeit by Heneganh Peng Architects (Photo: Cemal Emden © Aga Khan Trust for Culture)

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Palestinian Museum in Birzeit by Heneganh Peng Architects (Photo: Cemal Emden © Aga Khan Trust for Culture)

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Palestinian Museum in Birzeit by Heneganh Peng Architects (Photo: Cemal Emden © Aga Khan Trust for Culture)

Teaching and Research Center of the Alioune Diop University campus in Bambey by IDOM Bilbao (Photo: Cherif Tall © Aga Khan Trust for Culture)

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Teaching and Research Center of the Alioune Diop University campus in Bambey by IDOM Bilbao (Photo: Cherif Tall © Aga Khan Trust for Culture)

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Teaching and Research Center of the Alioune Diop University campus in Bambey by IDOM Bilbao (Photo: Cherif Tall © Aga Khan Trust for Culture)

Architectural Desant Architecture Office Development Project in Kazan (Photo: © Aga Khan Trust for Culture)

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Architectural Desant Architecture Office Development Project in Kazan (Photo: © Aga Khan Trust for Culture)

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Architectural Desant Architecture Office Development Project in Kazan (Photo: © Aga Khan Trust for Culture)

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