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Modernity and community : architecture in the Islamic world /
[Kenneth Frampton, Charles Correa, David Robson].
imprint
New York, N.Y. : Thames & Hudson ; Geneva : Aga Khan Award for Architecture, 2002.
description
176 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
ISBN
0500283303 (pbk.)
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New York, N.Y. : Thames & Hudson ; Geneva : Aga Khan Award for Architecture, 2002.
isbn
0500283303 (pbk.)
catalogue key
3593154
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Appeared in Publishers Weekly on 2002-03-11:
The Aga Khan Award for Architecture honors architects and designers working in Muslim countries, particularly those drawing on local traditions and using ecologically sound materials and practices. The winning buildings for 2001 are featured in Modernity and Community: Architecture in the Islamic World. With photographs and short essays, the book documents projects like the Kahere Eila Poultry Farming School in Guinea; the SOS Children's Village, a home for orphans in Jordan; and the five-star Datai Hotel in Malaysia. The book is edited by Kenneth Frampton, a Columbia University professor of architecture. (May 6) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
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The Aga Khan Award for Architecture was established in 1977 to encourage and bring to international attention the work of architects and designers building in Muslim nations. The winning projects of the 2001 award are profiled here.
Main Description
This in-depth book offers critical essays and profiles of work by architects and designers in Muslim nations, as recognized by the Aga Khan Award for Architecture. 270 illustrations, 100 in color.
Table of Contents
The Aga Khan Award for Architecturep. 6
Forewordp. 7
Introduction: Modernization and Local Culture: the Eighth Cycle of the Aga Khan Awardp. 9
Chairman's Award Genius of the Place: The Buildings and Landscapes of Geoffrey Bawap. 17
Recipients of the 2001 Awardp. 49
New Life for Old Structures, Iranp. 53
Ait Iktel, Abadou, Moroccop. 65
Barefoot Architects, Tilonia, Indiap. 77
Kahere Eila Poultry Farming School, Koliagbe, Guineap. 89
Nubian Museum, Aswan, Egyptp. 101
SOS Children's Village, Aqaba, Jordanp. 113
Olbia Social Centre, Antalya, Turkeyp. 125
Bagh-E-Ferdowsi, Tehran, Iranp. 137
Datai Hotel, Pulau Langkawi, Malaysiap. 149
Cultivating Architecturep. 161
The 2001 Award Steering Committee, Master Jury and Technical Reviewp. 172
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