Certificate of Achievement

Mary Templeman Hogg - O'Rourke

has completed the following course:

Enhancing the Quality of Urban Life: Fifteen Winning Projects of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture

Aga Khan Trust for Culture and Center for the Study of the Built Environment (CSBE)

This online course explored how the challenges of enhancing the quality of urban life have been addressed by fifteen projects from across the world that have received the Aga Khan Award for Architecture. The projects include public buildings, urban infrastructure, public spaces, interfacing with the natural environment, improved housing for the urban poor, heritage conservation and revitalization, and urban design for post-conflict cities.

7 weeks, 3 hours per week

Yudhishthir Raj Isar

Education Director,

Aga Khan Trust for Culture

Transcript

Learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the challenges and opportunities affecting cities across the world, with an emphasis on the Islamic World.
  • Reflect on the varieties of innovative and effective solutions that can be implemented to improve the quality of life in cities.
  • Reflect on the diverse and multifaceted nature of cities as physical entities that are equally defined by geographic, social, cultural, economic, historical, and political factors.

Syllabus

Architectural projects premiated by the Aga Khan Award for Architecture that belong to the following categories:

  • Public buildings as urban landmarks.
  • Urban infrastructure: Transcending the utilitarian.
  • Co-existing with the surrounding natural context.
  • Developing public spaces in the city.
  • Improving housing conditions for the urban poor.
  • Protecting and revitalizing the city’s built heritage.
  • Addressing the needs and challenges relating to post-conflict cities.

Issued on 26th November 2019

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Free online course:

Enhancing the Quality of Urban Life: Fifteen Winning Projects of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture

Aga Khan Trust for Culture