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Monthly Archives: November 2018

AKDC collaborating with CAC and Somerville Public Library to screen a feature film

The Center for Arabic Culture (CAC) Film Screening Program, in collaboration with the Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT (AKDC@MIT) & Somerville Public Library present Detroit Unleaded  Free and open to the public Saturday Dec. 1, 2018 Somerville Public Library @ 3 pm 79 Highland Ave, Somerville, MA 02143 Screening will be followed by a light reception and discussion. Speakers will be announced soon! More information Watch the Trailer

Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT wins the Mohamed Makiya Prize for Architecture

The Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT (AKDC@MIT) is honored to be chosen recipient of the Mohamed Makiya Prize, part of the Tamayouz Excellence Award programme. 44 entries from 11 countries were submitted for this year’s prize. Michael Toler, Interim Program head, noted that the award is especially meaningful given the caliber of the three other projects shortlisted for the award: the Arab Center for Architecture (Beirut), Michael Rakowitz (New York) and Rana Beiruti (Amman). “It is a great honor to even be nominated alongside such prestigious organizations and individuals,” he said. Toler added that the AKDC@MIT is a collaborative endeavor.  “We […]