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Marina Tabassum, Soane Medal

At the Service of the People

Marina Tabassum, Soane Medal
Awards  News 

Marina Tabassum, Soane Medal

At the Service of the People

30/12/2021


The accolade that Sir John Soane’s Museum in London confers on professionals who by perpetuating the vision of the neoclassical architect “encourage a better understanding of the central importance of architecture in people’s lives” has this year gone to the Bangladeshi Marina Tabassum. The 2016 winner of the Aga Khan Award – for her Bait Ur Rouf Mosque – defends a sustainable practice that aspires to improve living conditions in in the world, especially for those least in possession of the necessary resources, while creating real communities.


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