Architecture Projects tagged Aga_Khan_2007

Royal Netherlands Embassy

in Architecture by Dick van Gameren
  contributed by 295 Carlos Lanuza, 8 May 2009
The Royal Netherlands Embassy complex lies amidst the urban sprawl on the southern outskirts of Addis Ababa, enclosed within a dense eucalyptus grove. The architects’ guiding principle was to...

Rehabilitation of the Walled City

in Architecture by Nicosia Master Plan Team
  contributed by 295 Carlos Lanuza, 8 May 2009
Since 1979, a remarkable effort has been made by the representatives of the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities of Nicosia to regenerate the historic walled city and protect its...

Moulmein Rise Residential Tower

in Architecture by WOHA Architects Pte. Ltd.
  contributed by 295 Carlos Lanuza, 8 May 2009
This is a residential high-rise in the tropics - with a difference. Instead of relying on mechanical systems for climate control, it borrows lowenergy strategies from vernacular housing. The...

Samir Kassir Square

A serene and contemplative space in the heart of downtown Beirut, Samir Kassir Square provides welcome relief from the built-up urban fabric and frenetic pace of the central business district. Two...

University of Technology Petronas

in Architecture by Foster + Partners
  contributed by 295 Carlos Lanuza, 8 May 2009
Set in hilly and forested terrain 300 km north of Kuala Lumpur, the University of Technology Petronas responds both to the physical landscape and to the weather patterns of the Malay peninsula. In...

Central Market

The impact of Koudougou’s Central Market is twofold: at the urban scale, it reinforces and enhances the fabric of a mid-sized town, providing a monumental civic space for commercial and social...

Rehabilitation of the City of Shibam

in Architecture by GTZ Technical Office
contributed by 295 Carlos Lanuza, 8 May 2009
The mud-brick high-rise buildings of Shibam cluster in a walled mass that exudes the genius of Yemeni architecture. As an urban monument, Shibam is of international architectural significance, yet...

School in Rudrapur

in Architecture by Anna Heringer
  contributed by 295 Carlos Lanuza, 8 May 2009
Hand-built in four months by architects, local craftsmen, pupils, parents and teachers, this primary school in Rudrapur, a village in north west Bangladesh, uses traditional methods and materials of...

Restoration of the Amiriya Complex

in Architecture by Selma Al-Radi
contributed by 295 Carlos Lanuza, 8 May 2009
The Amiriya was built at the beginning of the sixteenth century by the last ruler of Yemen’s Tahirid dynasty, Amir Ibn `Abd Al-Wahab. It consists of a highly ornamented and painted prayer hall, a...