This book is about the shortlisted projects and the six final recipients of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture. The mission of the Award is to promote global excellence in the field of architecture and the built environment. The mission of the Award is to promote global excellence in the field of architecture and the built environment. It encourages and supports all those who strive to improve environmental, cultural, and social sustainability and, thereby, the quality of life through architecture. In addition to detailed descriptions of all the projects, this book gathers a series of personal statements from members of the Award’s Steering Committee and Master Jury on key issues that were crucial in the discussions for the final selection of the recipients. Assembled together, the project information and the statements present views of outstanding examples of sustainable and socially relevant architecture in the world today. At the same time, the book offers perspectives from leading architects, academics and thinkers on designing for the future.
Source: Book jacket
Arcadia Education Project
in Architecture in Dialogue.
Edited by Andres Lepik. Berlin: Archi Tangle GmbH, 2019.
Aga Khan Award for Architecture and Archi Tangle GmbH