Thread shortlisted for Aga Khan Award for Architecture
May 09, 2016
We are excited to announce that Thread, the artists’ residency and cultural center in Sinthian, has been shortlisted for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture.
The award is unique among other cultural prizes because “it selects projects – from slum upgrading to high rise ‘green’ buildings – that not only exhibit architectural excellence but also improve the overall quality of life,” according to the Aga Khan’s website.
Thread and the other nominees are all undergoing on-site review by specialists, who include architects, engineers and conservators, and will be subject to a final review by a jury. The eventual winner will receive $1 million in prize money.
Congratulations are due to Toshiko Mori and Jordan MacTavish of Toshiko Mori Architect, as well as to all of Thread’s staff and the residents of Sinthian, who truly make the building a vibrant place.
Please visit the Aga Khan Award for Architecture website for further information.