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.

CURRENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

MIT IAP Arabic course, sign up and description


Archnet named one of Top 20 Architecture Sites for 2016


The Destruction of Cultural Heritage: From Napoléon to ISIS  Organized by Pamela Karimi Nasser Rabbat
Call for Proposals - Urban & Community Development Research Grants in the UAE  Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research

Nasser Rabbat's piece on Syria in the Globe and Mail of Toronto today, Syria’s past can be a path to its future, on the occasion of the symposium Syria’s Art and Architecture: A Multicultural History, held at the Aga Khan Museum, Oct 29-30.


Inauguration speaches, including Nasser Rabbat's, at Syria: A Living History. an exhibition in the Aga Khan Museum In Totonto.


Nasser Rabbat speaks in 3 episodes of the BBC series: the Museum of Lost Objects which traces the histories of 10 antiquities or cultural sites that have been destroyed or looted in Iraq and Syria.


About Prof. James Wescoat in MIT News

ARTFORUM article by Prof. Nasser Rabbat on Zaha Hadid