This year's crop of winners of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, announced today, includes two projects in Bangladesh, one in Beijing, another in Beirut, and one each in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Tehran, Iran. The awards are given out every three years, and recognize projects in locations that have substantial Muslim populations. The six 2016 winners were selected from 19 shortlisted projects announced in May of this year.
The 2016 Aga Khan Award for Architecture Winners
Bait Ur Rouf Mosque, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Marina Tabassum Architects
Friendship Centre, Gaibandha, Bangladesh
Hutong Children’s Library & Art Centre, Beijing
Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs, Beirut
Zaha Hadid Architects
Superkilen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)
Tabiat Pedestrian Bridge, Tehran, Iran
Diba Tensile Architecture
For more information about the winners of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, visit ARCHITECT's Project Gallery.