Danish park designed to promote tolerance in community wins architectural award



An urban park in Denmark to promote tolerance between immigrants and local residents and a mosque in a flood-prone area of Bangladesh were among winners of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture on Monday.
The $1 million prize is awarded every three years to honour architectural projects that address the needs of societies in which Muslims have a significant presence.
This year's six winners also included a children's library in Beijing and a pedestrian bridge in Tehran.
Superkilen, a series of public spaces in a deprived immigrant area of the Danish capital Copenhagen, was designed as an... read more

 
3 October 2016 in World News, Views: 33
Source: Reuters
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