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466. 

Arcadia Education Project has been awarded the prestigious Aga Khan Architecture Award 2019. It belongs to which country?

[A]. Singapore
[B]. Bangladesh
[C]. Sri Lanka
[D]. Japan

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Arcadia Education Project which involves construction of floating school for marginalised children in South Kanarchor of Bangladesh, has been awarded the prestigious Aga Khan Architecture Award 2019. The award ceremony was held in Kazan, republic of Tatarastan. The architect of the project Saif Ul Haque designed a school which remains on the ground during dry season and floats when the area is submerged in water during monsoon. He utilised only the local material-bamboo, used tyres and steel drums for constructing the amphibious structure for school.

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