Event - 1998-08-26-B
The Past and Future of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture: Reflections on the First Twenty Years. His Highness The Aga Khan in conversation with architectural journalist Mildred F. Schmertz, Paris.
The Past and Future of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture: Reflections on the First Twenty Years-1998-08-26Posted November 20th, 2009 by librarian-ap
Mildred F. Schmertz: You founded the Award twenty years ago, and have sustained it without interruption right up to now. In today's architectural world, new ideas and agendas often have a very short life. At the beginning some observers thought that at best, your architectural award program would last about six years. Instead, in two decades it has become and remained the most outstanding in the world, and continues to hold that leadership. What were the goals that led you to establish the Award?