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Architecture for a Changing World


Recent social, political, and environmental upheavals have had a two-fold effect on the built environment in Third World countries. They have destroyed the traditional cultural structure in rural areas, which has led to homelessness and the marginalisation of entire communities, and large-scale urbanisation has become a powerful phenomenon of which the Islamic World is very much a part. Such global changes have had a dramatic impact on the Jury for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, whose selections for 1992 are presented here.

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