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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 […]

The Aga Khan Documentation Center shortlisted for the Mohamed Makiya Prize for Architecture 2018

A Press Release from the Tamayouz Excellent Award released today: Tamayouz Excellence Award is delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2018 Middle Eastern Architectural Personality of the year, given to individuals and organisations, the Mohamed Makiya Prize. The Mohamed Makiya Prize was established as part of the Tamayouz Awards program of championing the best […]

Pioneering Iraqi architect Rifat Chadirji donates archive to AKDC

The  Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT is pleased to announce that is now the home of the Rifat Chadirji archive. One of the most influential Iraqi architects of the 20th century, Chadirji is also an accomplished photographer, author, teacher, and critic. Chadirji was born in Baghdad in 1926, was educated in the UK, and […]

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 named Archnet one of the Top 20 Architecture Websites for 2016. Archnet is #17 on a list that includes the sites Architectural Record magazine, the American Institute of Architects, the Royal Institute of British […]