King Faisal International Prize (KFIP) recognizes excellence in 5 categories: Service to Islam, Islamic Studies, Arabic Language & Literature, Medicine, and Science, since 1979

Dr. Abdulaziz Bin Abdulrahman Kaki

Winner of the  
2015
KFIP Prize for  
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Topic: Cultural Heritage of Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah

Biography

Nationality: Saudi Arabia

Dr. Abdalziz Abdurahman KakiDr. Abdulaziz Bin Abdulrahman Kaki is a Consultant at Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah Development Commission. He was awarded the King Faisal International Prize in Islamic Studies for the following reasons:

His distinguished research on the cultural heritage of Al-Madinah Al-Munwwarah. This is best demonstrated by his multi-volume Arabic text on architectural and historic landmarks of Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah, particularly volume 7 which deals with the foundations and characteristics of the ancient architectural fabric of the city. In this research, the author combines cultural dimensions with field work and supports his study with various illustrations including old and modern images, maps and other illustrations, making it a major reference in the field.

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