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Aga Khan Award for Architecture

Recipients of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, ".. an architectural prize established by Aga Khan IV in 1977. It aims to identify and reward architectural concepts that successfully address the needs and aspirations of Islamic societies in the fields of contemporary design, social housing, community development and improvement, restoration, reuse and area conservation, as well as landscape design and improvement of the environment." (wiki)

World Heritage Sites connected to Aga Khan Award for Architecture

  • Bukhara Restoration of Bukhara Old City (Bukhara, Uzbekistan)(1995)
  • Damascus Azem Palace (1983)
  • Kairouan Kairouan Conservation Programme (Kairouan, Tunisia) (1992)
  • Mostar Conservation of Mostar Old Town, Bosnia and Herzegovina (1986)
  • Old City of Jerusalem Restoration of Al-Aqsa Mosque, Noble Sanctuary, Jerusalem (1986)
  • Sana'a Conservation of Old San'a' (San'a', Yemen) (1995)
  • Shibam Rehabilitation of the City of Shibam, Yemen (2007)
  • Tabriz Bazaar Rehabilitation of Tabriz Bazaar, Tabriz, Iran (2013)

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