The Aga Khan, spiritual leader of Shia Ismaili Muslims, will put a shovel in the ground Friday, marking the start of construction of a $300-million development in the Don Mills Rd.-Eglinton Ave. area.
Plans call for the building of a museum named after the Aga Khan, an Ismaili Centre and the creation of a park. The massive project is slated for completion by 2013.
High Profile Jamatkhana and Aga Khan Museum in Toronto: Groundbreaking by H.H. The Aga Khan - 2010-05-28Posted May 25th, 2010 by heritage
May 28, 2010 : H.H. The Aga Khan will be attending the foundation ceremony of the High Profile Jamatkhana and the Ismaili museum in Toronto. The Ismaili Centre is an 80,000 square foot two-storey building housing a Prayer Hall, entrance foyers and cloakrooms, social hall, library, meeting rooms, administrative offices, main council chamber room, associated facilities such as washrooms, kitchens, etc. and a two level underground parking garage with a capacity of approximately 300 parking spaces.
Fumihiko Maki and Associates Moriyama & Teshima Architects
Structural glass design; building envelope services; full structural engineering services
The Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat is an elegant two-storey building containing meeting rooms, exhibition areas, an atrium, a resource centre and offices for the Aga Khan Foundation Canada and other agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network.
60 Richmond Street Housing Development
Teeple Architects Inc.
Centre for Urban Ecology
Taylor Hazell Architects Ltd. with Architects Alliance and gh3 inc.
Fire & Emergency Services Training Institute
Kleinfeldt Mychajlowycz Architects Incorporated
Gerstein Reading Room, Gerstein Science Information Centre
Diamond and Schmitt Architects Incorporated
House in Frogs Hollow
House in Grey Highlands
Ian MacDonald Architect Inc.