Archinect - News 2017-08-20T07:54:19-04:00 The Aga Khan to receive the 2017 Architectural League President's Medal Justine Testado 2017-05-15T21:05:00-04:00 >2017-05-15T21:05:33-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="383" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The Architectural League of New York awarded their 2017 President's Medal to the honorable Aga Khan, the League revealed in an announcement today. The President's Medal is the League's highest accolade bestowed to an individual in recognition of a distinct body of work in architecture, urbanism, art, or design.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Architectural League President Billie Tsien will present the award to the honorable Aga Khan during a dinner on May 18 in New York.</p><p>The Medal's notable roster of recipients include Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown, Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, Ada Louise Huxtable, Richard Meier, Amanda M. Burden, Renzo Piano, Henry N. Cobb, artist Richard Serra, and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, among others.</p><p>Learn more <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p> Grab 'Em by the Brick: The winning designs behind the Stirling Prize, the Aga Khan Award, and the other Trump border competition, on Archinect Sessions #85 Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2016-10-13T16:40:00-04:00 >2016-10-16T22:59:33-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="421" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>We discuss the latest big news from the awards-world of architecture, as we saw <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Caruso St John take home the Stirling Prize</a> for their Newport Street Gallery, and the&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Aga Khan Award</a>&nbsp;recipients ranged from a female Muslim starchitect to lesser-known female Muslim architects. 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ArchiOffice is the only Office and Project Management Software built with the needs of arch...</p> 2016 Aga Khan Award for Architecture winners revealed Justine Testado 2016-10-03T17:48:00-04:00 >2016-10-09T23:38:41-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="433" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The 2016 winners have been revealed for the honorable Aga Khan Award for Architecture...Starting out with 348 nominations for the 2014-2016 cycle, the independent Master Jury shortlisted 19 competitive projects this past May. Following rigorous deliberation, the jury finally selected the six winning projects, which...include a children's library in Beijing, a spirituality refuge in Dhaka, and the Zaha Hadid-designed Issam Fares Institute, to name a few.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Here's a glimpse of the winning projects:</p><p>Bait ur Rouf Mosque | Dhaka, Bangladesh<br>Architect: Marina Tabassum Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Hutong Children&rsquo;s Library and Art Centre | Beijing, China<br>Architect: ZAO / standardarchitecture / Zhang Ke</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Superkilen |&nbsp;Copenhagen, Denmark<br>Architects: BIG &ndash; Bjarke Ingels Group, Topotek 1 and Superflex</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Tabiat Pedestrian Bridge | Tehran, Iran<br>Architect: Diba Tensile Architecture / Leila Araghian, Alireza Behzadi</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Issam Fares Institute |&nbsp;Beirut, Lebanon<br>Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Friendship Centre | Gaibandha, Bangladesh<br>Architect: Kashef Chowdhury / URBANA</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Learn more about each project <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">on Bustler</a>.</p><p>Previously:</p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">2013 Aga Khan Award for Architecture winners announced</a></p><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Winners of the 2010 Aga Khan Award for Architecture Announced</a></p> 2013 Aga Khan Award for Architecture winners announced Alexander Walter 2013-09-09T19:50:00-04:00 >2013-09-16T23:02:55-04:00 <img src="" width="650" height="867" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The prestigious Aga Khan Awards for Architecture program has announced the 2013 winners at a ceremony in Lisbon, Portugal. Established in 1977, the Aga Khan Award for Architecture is given every three years to recognize all types of building projects that positively affect today&rsquo;s built environment in communities in which Muslims have a significant presence.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The five projects selected by the 2013 Master Jury are:</p> <ul><li> Islamic Cemetery in Altach, Austria by Bernardo Bader Architects</li> <li> Revitalization of Birzeit Historic Center in Birzeit, Palestine by Riwaq - Center for Architectural Conservation</li> <li> Rehabilitation of Tabriz Bazaar inTabriz, Iran by ICHTO East Azerbaijan Office</li> <li> Rabat-Sal&eacute; Urban Infrastructure Project in Rabat, Morocco by Marc Mimram Architecture</li> <li> Salam Center for Cardiac Surgery in Khartoum, Sudan by Studio Tamassociati</li> </ul>