Ismaili Centres, Parks and Gardens
Dr. Samantha Green, Afzal Sovani, Jon Lomow, and Rehana Rajabali discuss the impact of climate change as seen from the lens of health, agriculture, and infrastructure. This program was held on April 26, 2023, at the Ismaili Centre Toronto and was presented in partnership with the Aga Khan Museum and Aga Khan Park.
After many years of anticipation, designs of the Ismaili Center in Houston were presented at a special event hosted in Houston, Texas. Design architect Farshid Moussavi and landscape architect Thomas Woltz shared plans for the site's building and gardens. Also present at the event were civic officials, leaders from civil society, and the media.
We look back on the opening of the Ismaili Centre, Lisbon in 1998, and then at the highlights of Mawlana Hazar Imam's Golden Jubilee visit to Portugal.
In an engaging conversation on climate change and how we preserve life on earth, award-winning television host and environmental journalist, Aliya Jasmine Sovani is joined by Dr. Stanford Blade, Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of Alberta, and Onno Ruhl, General Manager of Aga Khan Agency for Habitat. The experts discuss some of the collective actions we can take as a society to help bring about a more sustainable world for all. AKD-014
The Aga Khan Park was inaugurated by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne in the presence of Mawlana Hazar Imam on 25 May 2015 in Toronto.
SUNDAYS WITH US as we take a deeper look into the first Islamic garden in western Canada. The Aga Khan Garden in Edmonton is a symbol of the continued intellectual, educational, and cultural collaboration between the University of Alberta and the Aga Khan Development Network.
Gary Kamemoto takes us through the 16-year journey of Maki & Associates as they design and construct three iconic buildings: the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat in Ottawa, the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, and the Aga Khan Centre in London. AKD-001
Ismaili Centre Lectures: New Visionary Voices The Architecture of Pluralism: The Aga Khan Gardens in Edmonton.
Ismaili Centre Lecture: New Visionary Voices The Architecture of Pluralism: The Aga Khan Gardens in Edmonton. Featuring a conversation with the Mayor of Edmonton and the President of the University of Alberta, with a dialogue between Thomas Woltz, the architect of the gardens, and Hanif Kara, Professor of Architecture and Design at Harvard.
In March 2008, Mawlana Hazar Imam travelled to the United Arab Emirates for a Golden Jubilee visit. During the busy four day trip, Mawlana Hazar Imam met with the Jamat and presided over the historic opening of the Ismaili Centre Dubai.
Learn more about the Ismaili Centre, Dubai on The.Ismaili website »
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