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THE ISMAILI CENTRE, TORONTO FACT SHEET 2019-09-12

Date: 
Friday, 2014, September 12
Location: 
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The Site: The Ismaili Centre Toronto shares a site with the Aga Khan Museum. The two buildings are united by a 6.8 hectare park.
The Park: The Park incorporates a formal garden with five reflecting pools inspired by the traditional “char-bagh”, walking trails, and components suited to seasonal changes throughout the year.
Architect: Charles Correa and Associates (India)
Architect of Record: Moriyama and Teshima (Canada)
Landscape Architect: Vladimir Djurovic Landscape Architecture (Lebanon)
Contractor: Carillion Construction Inc.
Materials:
Exterior: Limestone cladding, granite pavers, concrete, glass, wood
Interiors: Patterned glass, maple panelling and millwork, white oak and stone mosaic floors, white onyx
Site Statistics:
 Property: 6.8 hectares
 Buildings Footprint: 0.9 hectares
 Paved Walkways: 1,600 metres
 Walkway from Eglinton Ave to Wynford Drive: 560 metres
 Over 550 new trees
 5500 shrubs
 Trees include serviceberry, maple, trembling aspen, dawn redwood, magnolia
Ismaili Centre:
 Gross Floor Area: 8,300 square metres
 Footprint: 4,650 square metres
 Prayer Hall Height: 20 metres
 765 parking spaces on site, shared with the Museum


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