Culture - Wednesday 31.10.2001
The poultry school was established to develop the industry in Guinea. Poultry farming is an efficient way to produce meat that is high in protein. The school encompasses a classroom for twelve students, a dormitory, and the teacher's house.
A special type of brick that is not burned in order to conserve wood has been used to construct the buildings.
The Aga Khan Award for Architecture was established in 1977, with the aim of enhancing the understanding and appreciation of Islamic culture as expressed through architecture. It is awarded every three years. In this award cycle, 427 constructions competed for the awards, with 35 selected for the final round. An international jury selected the nine awarded projects.