Five Projects Receive 2010 Aga Khan Award; Oleg Grabar Receives Chairman’s Award

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DOHA.- The five projects selected for the 2010 Aga Khan Award for Architecture were presented at a ceremony held at the Museum of Islamic Art. His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani the Emir of Qatar and Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser joined His Highness the Aga Khan in presiding over the ceremony. The five projects selected by the 2010 Master Jury are: • Wadi Hanifa Wetlands, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia • Revitalisation of the Hypercentre of Tunis, Tunisia • Madinat Al-Zahra Museum, Cordoba, Spain • Ipekyol Textile Factory, Edirne, Turkey • Bridge School, Xiashi, Fujian, China -The Award ceremony, His Highness the Aga Khan presented the Chairman’s Award to Professor Oleg Grabar in recognition of his lifetime contribution to the field of Islamic art and architecture. The Chairman’s Award was established to honour