Arno Heinz, an Austrian, studied architecture in Vienna and is now based in Paris and a member of the French Order of Architects. He has designed a palace for a member of the royal family of Saudi Arabia (1973), the J. Verdun Theater in Vincennes, France, and fifty-five dwellings in Rue Mouffetard and a creche in Paris (1975--1978). He is responsible for the restoration and transformation in Algiers of the Mahieddine Villas into a cultural center and office for the Historical Monuments Service (1976). In 1977 he carried out a study in Syria aimed at listing the historical sites and monuments for the World Cultural Patrimony. Between 1977 and 1981 he was responsible for the restoration of the historical quarter of Suleimaniye and Zeyrek in Istanbul. Between 1981 and 1983 he planned 600 dwellings in Innsbruck, Austria, and a project for 200 dwellings still to be completed.
(Source: Architecture in continuity: building in the Islamic world today: the Aga Khan Award for Architecture. New York: Aperture: Distributed in the U.S. by Viking Penguin, c1985.)
Photographs of Dar Lasram. Courtesy of Architect (submitted to the Aga Khan Award for Architecture), 1983.
For the Aga Khan Award for Architecture nomination procedures, architects are requested to submit several layers of documentation including photography. These images supplement the slides and digital images also submitted.