Intervention Architecture: Building for Change by Aga Khan Foundation, Homi Bhabha

By Aga Khan Foundation, Homi Bhabha

Considering that its inception in 1977, the Aga Khan Award for structure has known nearly a hundred initiatives that experience set new criteria of excellence in structure, making plans, conservation and panorama layout. slicing a swathe around the globe from west Africa to southeast Asia, every one undertaking chosen for the 2007 Award is illustrated with particular drawings, especially commissioned images and concise descriptions. An introductory essay by means of Homi Bhabha is followed via texts from Omar Akbar, Homa Farjadi, Sahel Al-Hiyari, Shirazeh Houshiary, Esa Mohamed, Mohsen Mostafavi, Farshid Moussavi, Modjtaba Sadria, Brigitte Shim, Billie Tsien and Ken Yeang. The 9 initiatives comprise an city sq. in Beirut, an embassy in Addis Ababa, a sustainable tuition condo in rural Bangladesh and a mud-brick industry in Burkina Faso. To mark the 30th yr of the Award, this booklet additionally incorporates a ancient evaluation of successful tasks, seminars and occasions over the years.

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