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.

Fall 2017 Lectures

September 25
Womanhood: From Personal to Universal
Photographs by Rania Matar

Rania Matar
Photographer, Massachusetts College of Art & Design

Bio & Abstract

October 16 
Homecoming Queen
Raya Ani
Founder & Design Director, RAW-NYC Architects

Bio & Abstract

December 4
Exhibiting Islamic Art:  From Doha to Dallas
Sabiha Al Khemir
Scholar and Curat

Mondays at 6:00 pm in MIT room 3-133. Free and open to the public.

Tackling the world’s challenges

DUSP student Wan Chantavilasvong won the MISTI Better World media contest for a video portraying her MIT-India internship addressing natural disasters and climate change. Part of the Gujarat Workshop with AKPIA@MIT collaboration MIT News Article