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$1million Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2013 shortlist revealed

The 2013 Aga Khan Award for Architecture shortlist has been announced with a press preview (to be attended by WAN) scheduled for tomorrow in London, where several of the architects on the final tally will present their projects to awaiting journalists.

The award - which carries a $1m prize fund - is presented to projects that display high quality design and improve the quality of life of the building’s users. A ceremony will be held in September 2013 to announce the 5 or 6 winners of the 2013 Aga Khan Award for Architecture.

-Maria Grazia Cutuli Primary School, Herat, Afghanistan
-Islamic Cemetery, Altach, Austria
-Museum of Handcraft Paper, Gaoligong Mountain, China
-Rehabilitation of Nagaur Fort, Nagaur, Rajasthan, India
-Preservation of the Mbaru Niang, Wae Rebo Village, Flores Island, Indonesia
-Apartment No.1, Mahallat, Iran
-Rehabilitation of Tabriz Bazaar, Tabriz, Iran
-Reconstruction of Nahr el-Bared Refugee Camp, Tripoli, Lebanon
-Hassan II Bridge, Rabat, Morocco
-Mohammed VI Football Academy, Salé, Morocco
-Preservation of Sacred and Collective Oasis Sites, Guelmim Region, Morocco
-Revitalisation of Birzeit Historic Centre, Birzeit, Palestine
-Umubano Primary School, Kigali, Rwanda
-Mapungubwe Interpretation Centre, Limpopo, South Africa
-Post-Tsunami Housing, Kirinda, Sri Lanka
-Salam Centre for Cardiac Surgery, Khartoum, Sudan
-Lycée Français Charles de Gaulle, Damascus, Syria
-Kantana Film and Animation Institute, Nakhon Prathom, Thailand
-The Met Tower, Bangkok, Thailand
-Thula Fort Restoration, Thula, Yemen

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