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Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013 - Shortlist Revealed

The 20 nominees for the US$ 1 million prize were announced at Lisbon on 30 April 2013. The nominated projects range from a modern high rise apartment block to the revival of traditional building techniques and were selected by an independent Master Jury.

Maria Grazia Cutuli Primary School, Herat, Afghanistan

Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013 Shortlist: Maria Grazia Cutuli Primary School, Herat, Afghanistan
Photograph: AKAA / Maria Grazia Cutuli Foundation

 

Islamic Cemetery, Altach, Austria

Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013 Shortlist: Islamic Cemetery, Altach, Austria
Photograph: AKAA / Adolf Bereuter

 

Museum of Handcraft Paper, Gaoligong Mountain, China

Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013 Shortlist: Museum of Handcraft Paper, Gaoligong Mountain, China
Photograph: AKAA

 

Rehabilitation of Nagaur Fort, Nagaur, Rajasthan, India

Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013 Shortlist: Rehabilitation of Nagaur Fort, Nagaur, Rajasthan, India
Photograph: AKAA / Minakshi Jain

 

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

Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013 Shortlist: Preservation of the Mbaru Niang, Wae Rebo Village, Flores Island, Indonesia
Photograph: AKAA / Courtesy of Architect

 

Apartment No.1, Mahallat, Iran

Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013 Shortlist: Apartment No.1, Mahallat, Iran
Photograph: AKAA / Omid Khodapanahi

 

Rehabilitation of Tabriz Bazaar, Tabriz, Iran

Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013 Shortlist: Rehabilitation of Tabriz Bazaar, Tabriz, Iran
Photograph: AKAA / Amir Anoushfar

 

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

Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013 Shortlist: Reconstruction of Nahr el-Bared Refugee Camp, Tripoli, Lebanon
Photograph: AKAA /Ismael Sheikh Hassan

 

Hassan II Bridge, Rabat, Morocco

Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013 Shortlist: Hassan II Bridge, Rabat, Morocco
AKAA / Marc Mimram

 

Mohammed VI Football Academy, Salé, Morocco

Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013 Shortlist: Mohammed VI Football Academy, Salé, Morocco
Photograph: AKAA / Cemal Emden

 

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

Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013 Shortlist: Preservation of Sacred and Collective Oasis Sites, Guelmim Region, Morocco
Photograph: AKAA / Cemal Emden

 

Revitalisation of Birzeit Historic Centre, Birzeit, Palestine

Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013 Shortlist: Revitalisation of Birzeit Historic Centre, Birzeit, Palestine
Photograph: AKAA / RIWAQ

 

Umubano Primary School, Kigali, Rwanda

Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013 Shortlist: Umubano Primary School, Kigali, Rwanda
Photograph: AKAA / Jean-Charles Tall

 

Mapungubwe Interpretation Centre, Limpopo, South Africa

Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013 Shortlist: Mapungubwe Interpretation Centre, Limpopo, South Africa
Photograph: AKAA / Obie Oberholzer

 

Post-Tsunami Housing, Kirinda, Sri Lanka

Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013 Shortlist: Post-Tsunami Housing, Kirinda, Sri Lanka
Photograph: AKAA / Dominic Sansoni

 

Salam Centre for Cardiac Surgery, Khartoum, Sudan

Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013 Shortlist: Salam Centre for Cardiac Surgery, Khartoum, Sudan
AKAA / Marcello Bonfanti

 

Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle, Damascus, Syria

Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013 Shortlist: Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle, Damascus, Syria
Photograph: AKAA / Alhadi Albaridi

 

Kantana Film and Animation Institute, Nakhon Prathom, Thailand

Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013 Shortlist: Kantana Film and Animation Institute, Nakhon Prathom, Thailand
Photograph: AKAA / Pirak Anurakyawachon

 

Thula Fort Restoration, Thula, Yemen

Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013 Shortlist: Thula Fort Restoration, Thula, Yemen
Photograph: AKAA / Cemal Emden

 

The Met Tower, Bangkok, Thailand

Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013 Shortlist: The Met Tower, Bangkok, Thailand
Photograph: AKAA / Patrick Bingham-Hall

 

Master Jury for the 2010-2013 Award cycle

  • Mr. David Adjaye, Principal, Adjaye Associates, London, United Kingdom
  • Dr. Howayda al-Harithy, Professor, Department of Architecture and Design, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • Mr. Michel Desvigne, Landscape Architect and Founder, Agence Michel Desvigne, Paris, France
  • Professor Mahmood Mamdani, Professor and Executive Director, Makerere Institute for Social Research (MISR), Wandegeya, Uganda
  • Mr. Kamil Merican, Principal Designer and CEO, Group Design Partnership, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Professor Toshiko Mori, Principal, Toshiko Mori Architect, New York City, USA
  • Ms. Shahzia Sikander, Artist, New York City, USA
  • Mr. Murat Tabanlioglu, Architect and Founder, Tabanlioglu Architects, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Mr. Wang Shu, Architect and Founder, Amateur Architecture Studio, Hangzhou, China


The winner will be announced in September 2013.

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