Author: Sharon Smith

Aga Khan Documentation Center program head selected as mentor for two professional organizations

Aga Khan Documentation Center program head selected as mentor for two professional organizations

Sharon C. Smith, Ph.D., program head of the Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT Libraries, has been selected to serve as...

All news
Through the Eyes of Durdy Bayramov: Turkmen Village Life, 1960–80s

Through the Eyes of Durdy Bayramov: Turkmen Village Life, 1960–80s

The Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT is proud to support the exhibition, Through the Eyes of Durdy Bayramov: Turkmen Village Life,...

Humanities
Aga Khan Documentation Center at BRISMES 2017

Aga Khan Documentation Center at BRISMES 2017

For the second year in a row, MIT Libraries was well represented at the British Society for Middle Eastern Studies (BRIMSES)...

All news
Heritage of the Mughal World now open access on Archnet

Heritage of the Mughal World now open access on Archnet

Heritage of the Mughal World (Jodidio, Philip, editor. Munich: Prestel, 2015) is available for free download on Archnet. This beautifully illustrated...

Art & architecture & planning
AKDC debuts new tool: Layer Cake

AKDC debuts new tool: Layer Cake

The Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT has released its prototype of Layer Cake, a 3-axes mapping tool that enables users...

Data
AKDC Program Head interviewed by architecture student group at the University of Tehran

AKDC Program Head interviewed by architecture student group at the University of Tehran

Sharon C. Smith, Ph.D., was recently interviewed by the Iran Architecture Studies Student Community of the University of Tehran, Iran, on...

All news
Archnet named one of Top 20 Architecture Sites for 2016

Archnet named one of Top 20 Architecture Sites for 2016

The Global Grid, a service focused on delivering daily news on “localized and unique architecture, engineering, landscape architecture, urban planning,” has...

Art & architecture & planning
Marilyn Jenkins-Madina donates collection to the Aga Khan Documentation Center

Marilyn Jenkins-Madina donates collection to the Aga Khan Documentation Center

Marilyn Jenkins-Madina, PhD, curator emerita, Department of Islamic Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, has donated her research collection to...

All news
Pioneering Iraqi architect Rifat Chadirji donates archive to AKDC

Pioneering Iraqi architect Rifat Chadirji donates archive to AKDC

The Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT is pleased to announce that it is now the home of the Rifat Chadirji archive....

Art & architecture & planning