Tag Cemal Emden

AGi architects Wafra Wind Tower, new types of urban residences in Kuwait

02-08-2022

AGi architects Wafra Wind Tower, new types of urban residences in Kuwait

The Wafra Wind Tower project by AGi architects has been shortlisted for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2022. The 13-storey building has been designed as a wind tower. It is traversed by a vertical central courtyard that provides natural ventilation to all housing units, and represents a reinterpretation of typical Kuwaiti urban residential typologies.

EAA Emre Arolat Architecture Sancaklar Mosque in Istanbul, the essence of a place of worship

30-01-2020

EAA Emre Arolat Architecture Sancaklar Mosque in Istanbul, the essence of a place of worship

Sancaklar Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey, built by EAA-Emre Arolat Architecture and selected for the "RIBA Award for International Excellence" in 2018, offers a contemporary vision of the place of worship, radically altering the established traditions of the construction of the place symbolising Islam.

Architectures in Indonesia: a micro-library and a residence

18-06-2019

Architectures in Indonesia: a micro-library and a residence

Two works have been selected in Indonesia for the 2019 edition of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, to compete for the $ 1 million prize that will be awarded to the winner: the Taman Bima Microlibrary in Bandung designed by Shau Architects, an interesting project that aims to support literacy, and the home of an architect, the AM Residence designed by Andramatin Architect and built in Jakarta, inspired by traditional Indonesian architecture.