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AKDC Staff Contribute to New Book on the Religious Architecture of Islam

Matt Saba (Visual Resources Librarian at AKDC) and Michael Toler (Archnet Content Manager) have contributed two essays to The Religious Architecture of Islam, an encyclopedic, multi-author study of mosques, madrasas, saints’ shrines, and funerary architecture associated with the religion of Islam. The book aims to be global in scale, and its first volume—published in November […]

6 Recipients of the 2019 Aga Khan Award for Architecture Announced

The six recipients of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture (AKAA) were announced today at a ceremony in Kazan, in the Republic of Tartarstan.  The recipients are a revitalization of Muharraq, Bahrain highlighting the World Heritage site’s pearling history;  an “amphibious” school in South Kanarchor, Bangladesh; the sustainably constructed Palestinian Museum in Birzeit, Palestine; the […]

Architecture and Plurality Now Available for Download

The complete 2016 Cyclical Monograph of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, Architecture and Plurality, is now available on Archnet. The book features the six projects that were 2016 recipients of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture (AKAA), as well as the 13 other projects that were shortlisted.  It was the 13th cycle (2013-2016) of […]

Recently Added Publications

Among the recently added publications on Archnet are: Volume 10, No. 3 of the International Journal of Architectural Research (IJAR). The year end issue of 2016 includes articles on methodology in teaching architectural design, Andalusian palaces, infrastructure of pedestrians in Tehran, and campus design in Nigeria. Two of Muqarnas: an Annual on the Visual Cultures […]