New PDF release: Architecture for Islamic Societies Today

By James Steele

ISBN-10: 1854902075

ISBN-13: 9781854902078

Because the Aga Khan Award for structure used to be all started in 1977 it's been within the vanguard of recognising the entire influence of social and environmental upheaval at the outfitted atmosphere in 3rd international international locations. during this quantity the jurys choice for the fourth cycle of the awards is gifted. the chosen tasks, which care for matters pertinent to either the constructing and built global, display their undying relevance. The visionary philosophy at the back of the awards has been to hunt to inspire architects, developers, consumers and clients to profit from and upload to the Muslim background. all of the award-winning tasks incorporated are defined intimately, discussing not just the improvement and layout, development equipment and expertise, but in addition the historic history of the location. initiatives diversity from the recovery of the nice Omari Mosque, Lebanon, to the Grameen financial institution Housing venture, Bangladesh, and from the Gurel summer time place of dwelling, Turkey, to the Arab international Institute, Paris.

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