Welcome to AKPIA@MIT

The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (AKPIA@MIT) is an academic program part of the MIT Department of Architecture.  The program offers degree courses and sponsors public lectures and conferences at MIT. In addition the program offers travel grants for MIT students, as well as postdoctoral fellowships with residence at MIT.



Monday, November 18
Research Projects by two AKPIA Post-Doctoral Fellows

Majdi Faleh: Reconstructing Tunisian Architectural Identity in the Context of ‘Ottomanization’, Colonialism, and Postcolonialism
Atri Hatef Naiemi: The Mongol City of Ghazaniyya: Destruction, Spatial Reconstruction, and Preservation of the Urban Heritage

Wednesday, December 11    
Architecture - Between Ecology and History
Pankaj Vir Gupta
Department of Architecture, University of Virginia

All lectures are at 6:00 pm in MIT Room 3-133.
Free and open to the public.