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
FALL 2019 LECTURES

Monday, October 7    
Why Culture Matters for Urban Development in India
Stefania Abakerli
Urban Development Planner, South Asia
Culture and Inclusive Tourism Development, World Bank Group

Monday, October 28    
Water and Community in Islamic Granada
D. Fairchild Ruggles
Department of Landscape Architecture
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Monday, November 18
Research Projects by two AKPIA Post-Doctoral Fellows
Majdi Faleh
Atri Hatef Naiemi

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.