2017 President’s Medal: Reception and Dinner Photos

On May 18, 2017,  The Architectural League of New York presented its President’s Medal to His Highness the Aga Khan on the occasion of the fortieth anniversary of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture. The President’s Medal is The Architectural League’s highest honor and is bestowed, at the discretion of the League’s President and Board of Directors, on individuals to recognize an extraordinary body of work in architecture, urbanism, art, or design.

Photos by Leandro Viana unless otherwise noted.

 

Jeffrey Ravitch, His Excellency Mahmademin Mahmedeminov, Ambassador of Tajikistan to the United Nations, Shaheen Kassim-Lakha

Jeffrey Ravetch, His Excellency Mahmademin Mahmedeminov, Ambassador of Tajikistan to the United Nations, Shaheen Kassim-Lakha

Joshua David and Joseph Mizzi

Olivia Schwob welcoming guests

Thomas Woltz, James Wescoat, and Nasser Rabbat

Fiona Cousins and Ray Quinn

Wendy Evans Joseph

Her Excellency Mirgul Moldoisaeva, Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan to the United Nations, Semin Abdulla

Her Excellency Mirgul Moldoisaeva, Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan to the United Nations, Semin Abdulla

Jordan Hruska and Matthew Ragazzo

Thomas Robinson, Lisa Green, and Ray Quinn

Mariet Westermann and Charles Pardoe

Rosalie Genevro, Mohsen Mostafavi, and Katherine Dillon

David Thurm and friend

Maxine Griffith, Frances Halsband, and Jorge Otero-Pailos

Andy Klemmer, Ann Orcutt, and Frank Sciame

Kenneth Levien, Joseph Mizzi, Laurie Beckelman, and Michael Horst

Elisha and Al-Karim Nathoo

Elisha and Al-Karim Nathoo

Ameel Somani, Faaiza Lalji, and friend

Joseph Mizzi and Laurie Beckelman

Michael Horst

David Childs, Enrique Sobejano, Adrienne Arsht, Fuensanta Nieto, Areta Pawlynsky, and Jill Lerner

Mildred Schmertz, His Highness the Aga Khan, and Farrokh Derakhshani

His Highness the Aga Khan, Rosalie Genevro, and His Excellency Mark-Andre Blanchard, Ambassador of Canada to the United Nations

Peter Eisenman, Kenneth Drucker, Mohsen Mostafavi, Nader Tehrani, and Joel Sanders

Tod Williams, Thomas Rossant, Billie Tsien, and Molly McGowan

Cynthia Davidson

Chris Cooper and Jeffrey Ravetch

Rosalie Genevro and Jeffrey Murphy

Rosalie Genevro and Jeffrey Murphy

Rafael Viñoly and Adrienne Arsht

Kate Mann, Areta Pawlynsky, and Linda Franken

His Highness the Aga Khan, Farrokh Derakhshani, and Richard Sennett

Jacqueline and Homi Bhabha, and Tod Rittenhouse

Shaheen Kassam-Lakha, Elizabeth Hoag, and Hanif Kara

Glenn Lowry, His Highness the Aga Khan, Susan Lowry, and Farrokh Derakhshani

Joan Copjec, Homi Bhabha, and Homa Farjadi

Vishaan Chakrabarti and Amanda M. Burden

Ken Smith and Priscilla McGeehon

 

Adrienne Arsht and Rafael Viñoly

Paul Haydon

Betty Chen and Jennifer Sage

Andrea Monfried and Julie Hausch-Fen

Susan Lowry, Glenn Lowry, Nasser Rabbat, and Renata Holod

Diébédo Francis Kéré

Amanda M. Burden and Robert A.M. Stern

Henry Cobb, Billie Tsien, His Highness the Aga Khan, Amanda M. Burden, Homi Bhabha, and Jacqueline Bhabha

Cynthia Davidson, Jack Kerr, and Laurie Beckelman

Kenneth Frampton and Barry Bergdoll

Adi Shamir, Vishaan Chakrabarti, Nuha Ansari, and Ruchika Modi

Billie Tsien

Rosalie Genevro

Diébédo Francis Kéré

Amanda M. Burden

Amanda M. Burden

Homi Bhabha

Billie Tsien and His Highness the Aga Khan

His Highness the Aga Khan

His Highness the Aga Khan

Markus Schulte, Michael Dunham, Giorgio Bianchi, and Brian Stacy

Adam Anuszkiewicz, Christopher Hughes, Morgan Hare, Melissa Del Vecchio, Kenneth Drucker, Gareth Doherty, Ben Prosky, and Kathan Tracy

Facing camera: Homa Farjadi, Prince Hussain Aga Khan, Elizabeth Hoag, His Excellency Kairat Umerov, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to the United Nations, Her Excellency Mirgul Moldoisaeva, Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan to the United Nations, Shafik Sachedina

His Excellency Mark-Andre Blanchard, Ambassador of Canada to the United Nations, Princess Zahra Aga Khan, Prince Aly Muhammed Aga Khan, Susan Lowry, and Glenn Lowry

Craig Dykers, Nathalie Schulhof, Nicolas Grabar, and Huthan Olayon

Huthan Olayon, Peter Coombe, Fuensanta Nieto, Paul Schulhof, and Betty Chen

Amale Andraos and Ziad Jamaleddine

Dan Wood and Bill Ryall

Maria Alataris and Jamie Springer

Joseph Mizzi and Rachel Judlowe

Alan Noonan and Anne Rieselbach

Nick Anderson and Zack McKown

Chris Staudt

Amanda M. Burden and Homi Bhabha

Michael Manfredi, Nader Tehrani, Thomas Woltz, Emre Arolat, and Marion Weiss

Guests from Robert A.M. Stern Architects and Edward Reis

Guests from SHoP Architects

Bob Frasca, Paul Marantz, Frances Halsband,  Jeanne Giordano, and George Miller

Linda Franken, Henry Cobb, and Billie Tsien

Hasan Khan, Mohsen Mostafavi, His Excellency Mohmadamin Mohmadaminov, Ambassador of Tajikistan to the United Nations

Enrique Sobejano, Jennifer Sage, Craig Dykers, Nathalie Shulhof, and Nicolas Grabar

Winka Dubbeldam, Tomas Rossant, Lisa Strausfeld, Brad Cloepfil, Jenin Shah, and Cassim Shepard

Winka Dubbeldam

Oliver Link, Karen Thomas, Tom McMahan, Peter Manning, and Andre Tschelistcheff

Julia Murphy, David Childs, Chris Cooper, and Elisa Ours

Laurie Olin and Barry Bergdoll

Gonca Pasolar and Daniel Sundlin

Catherine Seavitt and Mary Margaret Jones

James Wescoat and Rosalie Genevro

Prince Aly Muhammad Aga Khan

Barry Bergdoll and Glenn Lowry

Henry Cobb, Elizabeth O’Donnell, and Billie Tsien

Peter Dixon and Emily Schmidt

Mariet Westermann and Charles Pardoe

Matthew Ragazzo

Frances Leslie

Matthew Ragazzo, Mary Burnham, and Diatre Padilla