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Aga Khan Award 2013 - Nominees Photo Gallery

Photographs and site plans of all 20 nominees of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013.

Maria Grazia Cutuli Primary School, Herat, Afghanistan

Maria Grazia Cutuli Primary School, Herat, Afghanistan

Aerial view: AKAA / Maria Grazia Cutuli Foundation

Maria Grazia Cutuli Primary School, Herat, Afghanistan

Inner courtyard: AKAA / Nazes Afroz

Maria Grazia Cutuli Primary School, Herat, Afghanistan

Inner courtyard: AKAA / Nazes Afroz

Maria Grazia Cutuli Primary School, Herat, Afghanistan

Pathways: AKAA / Nazes Afroz

Maria Grazia Cutuli Primary School, Herat, Afghanistan

Approach view: AKAA / Nazes Afroz

Maria Grazia Cutuli Primary School, Herat, Afghanistan

Ground floor of the library: AKAA / Nazes Afroz

Maria Grazia Cutuli Primary School, Herat, Afghanistan

Masterplan: AKAA / Maria Grazia Cutuli Foundation

 

Islamic Cemetery, Altach, Austria

Islamic Cemetery, Altach, Austria

Congregation space: AKAA / Adolf Bereuter

Islamic Cemetery, Altach, Austria

Cemetery: AKAA / Adolf Bereuter

Islamic Cemetery, Altach, Austria

Wooden ornament: AKAA / Bernardo Bader

Islamic Cemetery, Altach, Austria

Courtyard: AKAA / Adolf Bereuter

Islamic Cemetery, Altach, Austria

Entrance elevation: AKAA / Adolf Bereuter

Islamic Cemetery, Altach, Austria

General view: AKAA / Marc Lins

Islamic Cemetery, Altach, Austria

Prayer room: AKAA / Marc Lins

Site plan: AKAA / Bernardo Bader

 

Museum of Handcraft Paper, Gaoligong Mountain, China

Museum of Handcraft Paper, Gaoligong Mountain, China

West view: AKAA

Museum of Handcraft Paper, Gaoligong Mountain, China

West view: AKAA / Shu He

Museum of Handcraft Paper, Gaoligong Mountain, China

North view: AKAA / Shu He

Museum of Handcraft Paper, Gaoligong Mountain, China

East view: AKAA

Museum of Handcraft Paper, Gaoligong Mountain, China

Interior view: AKAA

Museum of Handcraft Paper, Gaoligong Mountain, China

Interior view: AKAA

Museum of Handcraft Paper, Gaoligong Mountain, China

Axonometry: AKAA / Courtesy of Architects

 

Rehabilitation of Nagaur Fort, Nagaur, Rajasthan, India

Rehabilitation of Nagaur Fort, Nagaur, Rajasthan, India

Aerial view: AKAA / Minakshi Jain

Rehabilitation of Nagaur Fort, Nagaur, Rajasthan, India

Abha Mahal after conservation: AKAA / Minakshi Jain

Rehabilitation of Nagaur Fort, Nagaur, Rajasthan, India

Rectangular Baradari: AKAA / Minakshi Jain

Rehabilitation of Nagaur Fort, Nagaur, Rajasthan, India

Bhakt Singh Mahal at night: AKAA / Minakshi Jain

Rehabilitation of Nagaur Fort, Nagaur, Rajasthan, India

Nagaur Sufi festival: AKAA / Minakshi Jain

Rehabilitation of Nagaur Fort, Nagaur, Rajasthan, India

Nagaur Sufi festival: AKAA / Minakshi Jain

Rehabilitation of Nagaur Fort, Nagaur, Rajasthan, India

Lighting of palace: AKAA / Minakshi Jain

 

Preservation of the Mbaru Niang, Wae Rebo Village, Flores Island, Indonesia

Preservation of the Mbaru Niang, Wae Rebo Village, Flores Island, Indonesia

General view of the village before reconstruction: AKAA / Courtesy of Architect

Preservation of the Mbaru Niang, Wae Rebo Village, Flores Island, Indonesia

General view of the village during the 2nd phase of reconstruction: AKAA / Courtesy of Architect

Preservation of the Mbaru Niang, Wae Rebo Village, Flores Island, Indonesia

Process of reconstruction: AKAA / Courtesy of Architect

Preservation of the Mbaru Niang, Wae Rebo Village, Flores Island, Indonesia

General view of the village after the first phase of reconstruction: AKAA / Courtesy of Architect

Preservation of the Mbaru Niang, Wae Rebo Village, Flores Island, Indonesia

Process of reconstruction: AKAA / Courtesy of Architect

Preservation of the Mbaru Niang, Wae Rebo Village, Flores Island, Indonesia

Process of reconstruction: AKAA / Courtesy of Architect

Preservation of the Mbaru Niang, Wae Rebo Village, Flores Island, Indonesia

Villagers preparing the roof cover: AKAA / Courtesy of Architect

Preservation of the Mbaru Niang, Wae Rebo Village, Flores Island, Indonesia

3D render of a Mbaru Niang: AKAA / Courtesy of Architect

 

Apartment No.1, Mahallat, Iran

Apartment No.1, Mahallat, Iran

View of the south elevation: AKAA / Omid Khodapanahi

Apartment No.1, Mahallat, Iran

Exterior view from south east at night: AKAA / Omid Khodapanahi

Apartment No.1, Mahallat, Iran

Exterior view from south east: AKAA / Omid Khodapanahi

Apartment No.1, Mahallat, Iran

Detail view of the east elevation: AKAA / Omid Khodapanahi

Apartment No.1, Mahallat, Iran

Detail view of the south elevation: AKAA / Omid Khodapanahi

Apartment No.1, Mahallat, Iran

Detail view of the yard's wall: AKAA / Omid Khodapanahi

Apartment No.1, Mahallat, Iran

Interior view of living room: AKAA / Omid Khodapanahi

Apartment No.1, Mahallat, Iran

Isometric: AKAA / Courtesy of architect

 

Rehabilitation of Tabriz Bazaar, Tabriz, Iran

Rehabilitation of Tabriz Bazaar, Tabriz, Iran

Muqarnas detail: AKAA / Amir Anoushfar

Rehabilitation of Tabriz Bazaar, Tabriz, Iran

Carpet market: AKAA / Amir Anoushfar

Rehabilitation of Tabriz Bazaar, Tabriz, Iran

Courtyard: AKAA / Amir Anoushfar

Rehabilitation of Tabriz Bazaar, Tabriz, Iran

Interior view of the bazaar before intervention: AKAA / Amir Anoushfar

Rehabilitation of Tabriz Bazaar, Tabriz, Iran

Shops on the courtyard: AKAA / Amir Anoushfar

Rehabilitation of Tabriz Bazaar, Tabriz, Iran

Detail of brick vaults: AKAA / Amir Anoushfar

Rehabilitation of Tabriz Bazaar, Tabriz, Iran

General plan: AKAA / Courtesy of Architect

 

Reconstruction of Nahr el-Bared Refugee Camp, Tripoli, Lebanon

Reconstruction of Nahr el-Bared Refugee Camp, Tripoli, Lebanon

Aerial photo of "Sasa'a" neighborhood with the camp adjacent areas: AKAA / Abdelnaser Ayi

Reconstruction of Nahr el-Bared Refugee Camp, Tripoli, Lebanon

Nahr el-Bared Refugee Camp before reconstruction: AKAA / Courtesy of architect

Reconstruction of Nahr el-Bared Refugee Camp, Tripoli, Lebanon

Aerial photo of "Sasa'a" neighborhood: AKAA / Abdelnaser Ayi

Reconstruction of Nahr el-Bared Refugee Camp, Tripoli, Lebanon

Residents discussing the masterplan on a walk-in map: AKAA / Courtesy of architect

Reconstruction of Nahr el-Bared Refugee Camp, Tripoli, Lebanon

View of a courtyard: AKAA /Ismael Sheikh Hassan

Reconstruction of Nahr el-Bared Refugee Camp, Tripoli, Lebanon

A fishermen House roof: AKAA /Ismael Sheikh Hassan

Reconstruction of Nahr el-Bared Refugee Camp, Tripoli, Lebanon

Nahr el-Bared Refugee Camp - Axonometry: AKAA / Courtesy of architect

 

Hassan II Bridge, Rabat, Morocco

Hassan II Bridge, Rabat, Morocco

Viaduct access to the bridge: AKAA / Cemal Emden

Hassan II Bridge, Rabat, Morocco

Arches below the bridge: AKAA / Marc Mimram

Hassan II Bridge, Rabat, Morocco

General view of the bridge: AKAA / Marc Mimram

Hassan II Bridge, Rabat, Morocco

Below view of the access viaduct: AKAA / Marc Mimram

Hassan II Bridge, Rabat, Morocco

Viaduct: AKAA / Marc Mimram

Hassan II Bridge, Rabat, Morocco

Masterplan: AKAA / Courtesy of Architects

 

Mohammed VI Football Academy, Salé, Morocco

Mohammed VI Football Academy, Salé, Morocco

General view: AKAA / Cemal Emden

Mohammed VI Football Academy, Salé, Morocco

Central courtyard: AKAA / Cemal Emden

Mohammed VI Football Academy, Salé, Morocco

Medical room: AKAA / Cemal Emden

Mohammed VI Football Academy, Salé, Morocco

Entrance of the sport and medical facilities block: AKAA / Cemal Emden

Mohammed VI Football Academy, Salé, Morocco

Sport and medical facilities block's patio: AKAA / Cemal Emden

Mohammed VI Football Academy, Salé, Morocco

Student residential building: AKAA / Cemal Emden

Mohammed VI Football Academy, Salé, Morocco

Masterplan: AKAA / Courtesy of Architects

 

Preservation of Sacred and Collective Oasis Sites, Guelmim Region, Morocco

Preservation of Sacred and Collective Oasis Sites, Guelmim Region, Morocco

Qsar Agadir Ouzrou: AKAA / Cemal Emden

Preservation of Sacred and Collective Oasis Sites, Guelmim Region, Morocco

Qsar Agadir Ouzrou: AKAA / David Goeury

Preservation of Sacred and Collective Oasis Sites, Guelmim Region, Morocco

Qsar Agadir Ouzrou: AKAA / Cemal Emden

Preservation of Sacred and Collective Oasis Sites, Guelmim Region, Morocco

Agadir Id Issa, Amtoudi granary: AKAA / Cemal Emden

Preservation of Sacred and Collective Oasis Sites, Guelmim Region, Morocco

Qsar Assa: AKAA / Cemal Emden

Preservation of Sacred and Collective Oasis Sites, Guelmim Region, Morocco

Qsar Assa, open theatre: AKAA / Cemal Emden

Preservation of Sacred and Collective Oasis Sites, Guelmim Region, Morocco

Assa masterplan: AKAA / Courtesy of Architect

 

Revitalisation of Birzeit Historic Centre, Birzeit, Palestine

Revitalisation of Birzeit Historic Centre, Birzeit, Palestine

Birzeit University guest house (before and after restoration): AKAA / RIWAQ

Revitalisation of Birzeit Historic Centre, Birzeit, Palestine

Birzeit Municpality guest house (before and after restoration): AKAA / RIWAQ

Revitalisation of Birzeit Historic Centre, Birzeit, Palestine

Palestinian circus school (before and after restoration): AKAA / RIWAQ

Revitalisation of Birzeit Historic Centre, Birzeit, Palestine

Children's playground: AKAA / RIWAQ

Revitalisation of Birzeit Historic Centre, Birzeit, Palestine

Birzeit University guest house (before and after restoration): AKAA / RIWAQ

Revitalisation of Birzeit Historic Centre, Birzeit, Palestine

Preventive conservation in a street: AKAA / RIWAQ

Revitalisation of Birzeit Historic Centre, Birzeit, Palestine

Map of the Birzeit historic centre: AKAA / RIWAQ

 

Umubano Primary School, Kigali, Rwanda

Umubano Primary School, Kigali, Rwanda

Exterior view of a classroom: AKAA / Jean-Charles Tall

Umubano Primary School, Kigali, Rwanda

Interior view of a classroom: AKAA / Jean-Charles Tall

Umubano Primary School, Kigali, Rwanda

Exterior view of a classroom: AKAA / Jean-Charles Tall

Umubano Primary School, Kigali, Rwanda

General view: AKAA / Jean-Charles Tall

Umubano Primary School, Kigali, Rwanda

Building internal plan: AKAA / Courtesy of Architect

 

Mapungubwe Interpretation Centre, Limpopo, South Africa

Mapungubwe Interpretation Centre, Limpopo, South Africa

Entrance road: AKAA / Jean-Charles Tall

Mapungubwe Interpretation Centre, Limpopo, South Africa

The largest vaulted space: AKAA / Obie Oberholzer

Mapungubwe Interpretation Centre, Limpopo, South Africa

Night view: AKAA / Obie Oberholzer

Mapungubwe Interpretation Centre, Limpopo, South Africa

Exhibition hall: AKAA / Robert Rich

Mapungubwe Interpretation Centre, Limpopo, South Africa

Hand drawing: AKAA / Peter Rich Architects

 

Post-Tsunami Housing, Kirinda, Sri Lanka

Post-Tsunami Housing, Kirinda, Sri Lanka

Interior view of a house: AKAA / Dominic Sansoni

Post-Tsunami Housing, Kirinda, Sri Lanka

Night view: AKAA / Dominic Sansoni

Post-Tsunami Housing, Kirinda, Sri Lanka

General view: AKAA / Dominic Sansoni

Post-Tsunami Housing, Kirinda, Sri Lanka

Street view: AKAA / Dominic Sansoni

Post-Tsunami Housing, Kirinda, Sri Lanka

Terrace: AKAA / Dominic Sansoni

Post-Tsunami Housing, Kirinda, Sri Lanka

Site Plan: AKAA / Shigeru Ban Architects

 

Salam Centre for Cardiac Surgery, Khartoum, Sudan

Salam Centre for Cardiac Surgery, Khartoum, Sudan

Surgery centre main portico: AKAA / Marcello Bonfanti

Salam Centre for Cardiac Surgery, Khartoum, Sudan

Salam Centre main entrance at night: AKAA / Marcello Bonfanti

Salam Centre for Cardiac Surgery, Khartoum, Sudan

Salam Centre main entrance at night: AKAA / Marcello Bonfanti

Salam Centre for Cardiac Surgery, Khartoum, Sudan

Small courtyard of the container medical compound: AKAA / Raul Pantaleo

Salam Centre for Cardiac Surgery, Khartoum, Sudan

Cafeteria terrace of the container medical compound: AKAA / Raul Pantaleo

Salam Centre for Cardiac Surgery, Khartoum, Sudan

Container medical compound room: AKAA / Raul Pantaleo

Salam Centre for Cardiac Surgery, Khartoum, Sudan

Site plan: AKAA / Courtesy of Architects

 

Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle, Damascus, Syria

Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle, Damascus, Syria

View of the high school: AKAA / Alhadi Albaridi

Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle, Damascus, Syria

Main avenue between the cantine and primary school: AKAA / Alhadi Albaridi

Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle, Damascus, Syria

Chemistry laboratory: AKAA / Alhadi Albaridi

Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle, Damascus, Syria

Solar chimney: AKAA / Alhadi Albaridi

Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle, Damascus, Syria

Each building contains 2 classrooms with its own solar chimney: AKAA / Alhadi Albaridi

Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle, Damascus, Syria

Entrance of the school: AKAA / Alhadi Albaridi

Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle, Damascus, Syria

Masterplan: AKAA / Courtesy of Architect

 

Kantana Film and Animation Institute, Nakhon Prathom, Thailand

Kantana Film and Animation Institute, Nakhon Prathom, Thailand

West view: AKAA / Pirak Anurakyawachon

Kantana Film and Animation Institute, Nakhon Prathom, Thailand

Inner court in the library: AKAA / Pirak Anurakyawachon

Kantana Film and Animation Institute, Nakhon Prathom, Thailand

Open air cantine: AKAA / Pirak Anurakyawachon

Kantana Film and Animation Institute, Nakhon Prathom, Thailand

Handmade brick walls: AKAA / Xaroj Prawong

Kantana Film and Animation Institute, Nakhon Prathom, Thailand

Studio courtyard: AKAA / Pirak Anurakyawachon

Kantana Film and Animation Institute, Nakhon Prathom, Thailand

Lecture room courtyard detail: AKAA / Xaroj Prawong

Kantana Film and Animation Institute, Nakhon Prathom, Thailand

Landscape plan: AKAA / Boonserm Premthada

 

Thula Fort Restoration, Thula, Yemen

Thula Fort Restoration, Thula, Yemen

Stepped path of the upper part of Thula Fort: AKAA / Cemal Emden

Thula Fort Restoration, Thula, Yemen

Stepped path of the upper part of Thula Fort: AKAA / Cemal Emden

Thula Fort Restoration, Thula, Yemen

Wall and watch tower: AKAA / Cemal Emden

Thula Fort Restoration, Thula, Yemen

Wall and watch tower: AKAA / Cemal Emden

Thula Fort Restoration, Thula, Yemen

Al Mayah cistern: AKAA / Cemal Emden

Thula Fort Restoration, Thula, Yemen

Al Mayah cistern: AKAA / Cemal Emden

Thula Fort Restoration, Thula, Yemen

Al Mayah cistern: AKAA / Cemal Emden

 

The Met Tower, Bangkok, Thailand

The Met Tower, Bangkok, Thailand

View along Sathorn Road:AKAA / Patrick Bingham-Hall

The Met Tower, Bangkok, Thailand

Detail view of facade: AKAA / Patrick Bingham-Hall

The Met Tower, Bangkok, Thailand

50 meter swimming pool on the 9th floor: AKAA / Patrick Bingham-Hall

The Met Tower, Bangkok, Thailand

View looking down between the towers: AKAA / Patrick Bingham-Hall

The Met Tower, Bangkok, Thailand

View from private pool of 4 bed room apartment looking back: AKAA / Patrick Bingham-Hall

The Met Tower, Bangkok, Thailand

Site plan: AKAA / Courtesy of Architect

The winner of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture will be announced in September 2013.

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