More 'good' architecture can bring new energy to Ottawa, experts say

More ‘good’ architecture can bring new energy to Ottawa, experts say

Marie-Danielle Smith for Ottawa Citizen Excerpt: Today’s architects can put beauty and functionality together, and that makes for a more engaging urban environment, according to Bill Birdsell, president of the Ontario Association of Architects. “Good” architecture interacts with the street outside and promotes a sense of community inside, Birdsell says. Cities full of this “good”…

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Aga Khan Foundation: How Canada is Shifting Development Models Through Innovative Partnerships

When: March 27, 2014 – Time: 4:00 PM – Location: The Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat, 199 Sussex Drive, Ottawa Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) in partnership with the Canadian Network for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (CAN-MNCH) present: AKFC Seminars on Nurturing Maternal and Child Health: Global Health and The World of Business –…

Khalil Shariff, CEO, Aga Khan Foundation Canada presents keynote address at Heritage Canada Conference session hosted by the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat

Khalil Shariff, CEO, Aga Khan Foundation Canada presents keynote address at Heritage Canada Conference session hosted by the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat

October 31, 2013 – Opening Plenary Session 1: Keynote – Heritage and Social Development Aga Khan Trust for Culture Historic Cities Programme Location: Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat Speaker: Khalil Shariff, CEO, Aga Khan Foundation Canada Over the past 20 years, this path-breaking programme has promoted the conservation and reuse of buildings and public spaces in…

Delegation of Ismaili Imamat: The architecture photography of John Kealey

Photos: The architecture photography of John Kealey. Related: A perfect day at Doors Open Ottawa The Delegation Decoded – Introduction: The World of Faith Simerg.com featured in Ottawa Citizen Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat | Designing Ottawa EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Ismaili Mail in Conversation with Maria Cook of the Ottawa Citizen An essay in glass – by Maria Cook

Bright lights in Ottawa architecture: Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat building | Ottawa Citizen Style

WHAT: Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat building (The Aga Khan building) WHERE: 199 Sussex Dr. WHO: Linda Chapman, Linda Chapman Architect THE NITTY GRITTY: Designed by Japanese architect Fumihiko Maki, with Moriyama & Teshima of Toronto, this was the first building in the world designed to represent the Aga Khan, international spiritual leader of the…

Speech: Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Annual Pluralism Lecture in Ottawa, Canada

Speech: Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Annual Pluralism Lecture in Ottawa, Canada

Your Excellency the Governor General Mrs Johnston Ministers Excellencies Distinguished Guests Ladies and Gentlemen: I am delighted to welcome all of you to the Global Centre’s second annual Pluralism Lecture. And I am especially honored to introduce today’s lecturer – Kofi Annan – the former Secretary General of the United Nations, Nobel Laureate, and global…

Kofi Annan and the pluralists – Lloyd Mackey – OttawaWatch

Kofi Annan, best known for his 1997-2006 stint as secretary-general of the United Nations, was in Ottawa last Thursday, May 23, to talk about pluralism. I was interested in hearing him because Canadian Brian Stiller, global ambassador for the World Evangelical Alliance, (headed by another Canadian, Geoff Tunnicliffe) speaks well of the concept of pluralism.…

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New Speech: His Highness the Aga Khan’s remarks introducing Kofi Annan, The Global Centre for Pluralism’s Second Annual Lecturer (Ottawa, Canada)

Today, 24 May 2013, Kofi Anan delivered the Global Centre for Pluralism’s Second Annual Lecture. In his warm introduction and tribute, His Highness the Aga Khan said of Mr Anan, “He has truly been an inspiration, demonstrating the power of patience and persistence, of a willingness always to listen and a refusal to give up…