Foster & Partners has won one of nine awards for architecture in the Islamic world with its University of Technology Petronas, 300 km north of Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur. Financial Times

The awards, which have been instigated and sponsored by the Aga Khan are presented every three years and have grown hugely in prestige and profile since they were established 30 years ago. Prizes totalling $500,000 (£247,300) make them also the richest in the architectural world.