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2001 Aga Khan Award for Architecture Ceremony-2001-11-01

Date: 
Thursday, 2001, November 1
Location: 

At a ceremony held in Syria at the historical Citadel of Aleppo, His Highness the Aga Khan announced the nine recipients of the 2001 Aga Khan Award for Architecture, and presented a special Chairman's Award to the Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa. The occasion completed the eighth cycle of the programme, which has a triennial prize fund of US$ 500,000, making it the world's largest architectural award. The Award programme will celebrate its twenty-fifth anniversary in 2003.


Speech

Speech by His Highness at the Closing Winners' seminar of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture

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I would wish to begin my closing remarks by first of all expressing my sincere thanks and deep feeling of gratitude on behalf of everyone connected to the Aga Khan Award for Architecture and from myself to the President of the Republic of Syria and to the Prime Minister and his Government for the most generous, thoughtful and constructive way in which they have enabled the Aga Khan Award for Architecture to hold its prize-giving ceremony and related events here in Aleppo.

Press Release

Yo-Yo Ma Performs on the Silk Road for Aga Khan Award-2001-11-06

Source: 
www.akdn.org

World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma and his Silk Road Ensemble gave a special performance on the occasion of the presentation ceremony of the 2001 Aga Khan Award for Architecture. From high atop the Citadel dominating one of the world’s oldest continuously inhabited cities and out of its ornate Throne Room, the enchanting melodies of Ahmed Adnan Saygun, Johann Sebastian Bach, Maurice Ravel, Franghiz Ali-Zadeh and Kayhan Kalhor this evening recreated an age-old memory of the interaction of cultures for which the Silk Road is remembered.

2001 Aga Khan Award for Architecture Ceremony-2001-11-06

Source: 
www.akdn.org

At a ceremony held in Syria at the historical Citadel of Aleppo, His Highness the Aga Khan announced the nine recipients of the 2001 Aga Khan Award for Architecture, and presented a special Chairman's Award to the Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa. The occasion completed the eighth cycle of the programme, which has a triennial prize fund of US$ 500,000, making it the world's largest architectural award. The Award programme will celebrate its twenty-fifth anniversary in 2003.

Recent Articles

Prix d'Agha Khan-2001-11-07

Le prix d'Agha Khan de l'architecture pour l'année 2001 a été décerné hier à des compagnies iraniennes, marocaine, indienne et guinéenne. Le prix de l'accomplissement globale de l'Etablissement de Agha Khan a été octroyé à un ingénieur philippin.

M. Mohammad Moustapha Miro, président du Conseil des ministres, et l'émir Agha Khan, guide spirituel des musulmans ismaélites dans le monde, ont procédé à la distribution de ce prix dans la citadelle d'Alep.

Architectural prize given to 9 outstanding projects-2001-11-02

Source: 
independent-bangladesh.com

The Aga Khan Award for Architecture, the world's largest architectural prize, worth a total of US$500,000, was given away Thursday night to nine outstanding projects in its 2001 cycle at a function held at Syrian town of Aleppo, said a message issued by the Ismaili Muslim Community in Dhaka yesterday.

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