Architecture and Polyphony:
Building in the Islamic World Today
The Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2004 - The Ninth Award Cycle
- ISBN 9780500285336
- 27.90 x 21.60 cm
- Paperback with flaps
- Illustrated in colour and black and white throughout
- First published 2004
‘A fantastic mix of the mainstream and obscure’ – RIBA Journal
At no time in recent history have architecture, urban planning, rehabilitation and reconstruction been as important to the Islamic World as they are today.
Since 1977, the triennial Aga Khan Award has celebrated outstanding contributions to architectural design, logical construction and the revivification of hisoric cities.
In this, the ninth Award cycle, the jury has selected seven projects to reflect the rich diversity of Muslim architecture today.
Biblioteca Alexandrina - Alexandria, Egypt
Gando Primary School - Gando, Burkina Faso
Sandbag Shelter Prototypes - Various locations
Restoration of Al-Abbas Mosque - Asnaf, Yemen
Old City of Jerusalem Revitalization Program
- Old City, Jerusalem
B2 House - Ayvacik, Turkey
Petronus Towers - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia