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Afghanistan

Preserving Historic Heritage

Hardcover
$ 75,00| £ 55,00

Prefaces by His Highness the Aga Khan and Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, President of Afghanistan, with texts by Ajmal Maiwandi and members of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture team.

For decades, the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) has been working to revitalize the social, cultural, and economic strength of communities in the Muslim world through its Historic Cities Programme. This book documents more than 100 such efforts that have been carried out in Afghanistan since 2002. Each project is illustrated with specially commissioned photographs and detailed descriptions. A powerful testament to the AKTC’s commitment to Islamic culture, this book documents the organization’s ongoing work to celebrate, restore, and maintain Afghanistan’s cultural presence in the modern world.


Hardcover with jacket, 384 pages, 22,0 x 28,0 cm, 794 color illustrations
ISBN: 978-3-7913-5643-3
Published:
US July 15, 2017
UK June 15, 2017
Status of delivery: This title is available.

Biography

Philip Jodidio

Philip Jodidio has published numerous books on contemporary architecture, art and the cultural activities of the Aga Khan. They include Architecture: Art, Architecture: Nature and Under the Eaves of Architecture (all published by Prestel). He lives in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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