Interview with His Highness the Aga Khan
by Robert Ivy, FAIA Editor in Chief, Architectural Record
(Aiglemont, August 31, 2001)
Robert Ivy: As Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, you lead a religious community that is an important branch of Islam and that resides on four continents. You have personally expressed an affinity for Islamic architecture. How have Muslim traditions and Islamic teaching affected your appreciation for architecture? Which great works of architecture have had special meaning for you?