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By James Steele

Because the Aga Khan Award for structure used to be all started in 1977 it's been within the vanguard of recognising the entire impression of social and environmental upheaval at the equipped setting in 3rd international international locations. during this quantity the jurys choice for the fourth cycle of the awards is gifted. the chosen tasks, which take care of matters pertinent to either the constructing and constructed international, exhibit their undying relevance. The visionary philosophy at the back of the awards has been to hunt to motivate architects, developers, consumers and clients to profit from and upload to the Muslim historical past. all of the award-winning initiatives incorporated are defined intimately, discussing not just the improvement and layout, building equipment and know-how, but additionally the ancient heritage of the location. tasks variety from the recovery of the nice Omari Mosque, Lebanon, to the Grameen financial institution Housing venture, Bangladesh, and from the Gurel summer time place of abode, Turkey, to the Arab global Institute, Paris.

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