Architecture beyond Architecture: The AGA Khan Award for Architecture

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781854904430
  • Publisher: Academy Editions (UK)
  • Publication date: 3/1/1996
  • Series: AGA Khan Award for Architecture Ser.
  • Pages: 177
  • Product dimensions: 8.99 (w) x 11.40 (h) x 1.02 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface 6
Introduction: Architecture Beyond Region 7
Watering the Garden 10
Spirituality and Architecture 16
Critical Discourse for Creative Transformations, Report of the 1995 Award Master Jury 20
Recipients of the 1995 Aga Khan Award for Architecture 21
Shelter and Conservation in an Urbanising Islamic World 24
Restoration of Bukhara Old City, Bukhara, Uzbekistan 28
Conservation of Old Sana'a, Yemen 40
Reconstruction of Hafsia Quarter II, Tunis, Tunisia 48
Khuda-ki-Basti Incremental Development Scheme, Hyderabad, Pakistan 56
Aranya Community Housing, Indore, India 64
Architecture Beyond Architects 72
Critical Architecture in a Geopolitical World 78
Unkept Promises: Why isn't Good Architecture Being Built? 82
Great Mosque of Riyadh and Old City Centre Redevelopment, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 84
Menara Mesiniaga, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 94
Kaedi Regional Hospital, Kaedi, Mauritania 102
The Question of Symbolism 112
The Third Way: Between Fundamentalism and Westernisation 118
Mosque of the Grand National Assembly, Ankara, Turkey 124
Alliance Franco-Senegalaise, Kaolack, Senegal 132
Re-Forestation Programme of the Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey 140
Landscaping Integration of the Soekarno-Hatta Airport, Cengkareng, Indonesia 148
New Ways of Thinking 154
Looking Back, Looking Forward: The Award in Perspective 160
The Architecture of Architecture 164
Relevance, Excellence and Other Criteria 170
Members of the 1995 Award Steering Committee, Master Jury and Technical Review Members 174
Technical Data 176
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