Event - 1982-11-02
The 7th Aga Khan Architecture Awards Seminar was held in Dakar, Senegal and was opened by the President Abdou Diouf. Speaking for all the participants, Hazar Imam said, 'We wish to see and understand the shapes that your cities have taken and those which you have rejected. We want to hear the voices of men and women who choose, who invent, who build and who live in your modern cities and your traditional villages.
On November 2, 1982 in Dakar, President Abdou Diouf opened the Seventh International Seminar sponsored by the Aga Khan Award for Architecture. Attending the ceremony were His Highness the Aga Khan, Mr. Oumar Welle, Minister for Urban Planning, Habitat and Environment, Mr. Henry Ssentoogo, President of the African Union of Architects, members of Diplomatic Corps and some 70 specialists from all over the world.