Understanding AKDN: Architecture in the Muslim Tradition Farrokh Derakhshani Director of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture
Farrokh Derakhshani, Director of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, discusses the origin and evolution of the Award, and Mawlana Hazar Imam's ongoing work to encourage excellence in architecture as a means of improving quality of life.
Understanding AKDN: AKHS Pandemic Response conversation with Dr. Gils Walraven, AKDN Director of Health
Safiqa Kara talks with Dr. Gijs Walraven, AKDN Director of Health, about the response of Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS) to the COVID-19 pandemic and the unique challenges faced in supporting the global Jamat and the communities in which they live.
Gary Kamemoto takes us through the 16-year journey of Maki & Associates as they design and construct three iconic buildings: the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat in Ottawa, the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, and the Aga Khan Centre in London.
The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) has a long history in India, dating back to the establishment of the first Aga Khan school in Mundra, Gujarat, in 1905. Eight of AKDN’s 11 agencies are operational in the country, implementing a range of programmes, in diverse fields from water and sanitation to maternal health and family nutrition, sustainable agriculture to disaster risk reduction and response, cultural restoration to school improvement.