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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Wall and watch tower: 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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