Architect Raymond Moriyama to launch $100K Architecture Prize at Aga Khan Museum Toronto

Architect Raymond Moriyama to launch $100K Architecture Prize at Aga Khan Museum Toronto

Celebrated Canadian architect Raymond Moriyama is launching a $100,000 prize this fall that is being billed as one of the largest architectural prizes in the world. Established jointly with the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Foundation, the Moriyama RAIC International Prize will celebrate an outstanding building or project by an architect, a group of collaborators…

The Ismaili Canada & USA publications - Aga Khan Museum dedicated issues.

Connections: Aga Khan Museum

Via Connections, Ismaili Mail introduces a new series specifically highlighting some of the international partnerships and programs of the Aga Khan Museum (AKM). Over the course of the last decade several extensive exhibitions have been commissioned for audiences in Europe and Asia. In addition to that, smaller special but focused international preview exhibitions are now underway in…

Construction of Aga Khan Museum Toronto - Planting of Trees

Construction of Aga Khan Museum Toronto – Planting of Trees

Via Jim Bowie: Lots of trees planted, plus sod and hydro-seeding going on. Photographs taken on Wednesday Nov 19, 2013. We recommend you click these three links to have a big screen view of the images at the source. http://www.flickr.com/photos/cobby17/10967676535/lightbox/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/cobby17/10967761036/lightbox/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/cobby17/10967760256/lightbox/

Aga Khan Museum and Ismaili Centre Urbantoronto

Event: Aga Khan Museum & Ismaili Centre presentation November 19 2013 | canadianarchitect.com

This presentation of the Aga Khan Museum & Ismaili Centre in Toronto by the project team features Diarmuid Nash, Partner, Moriyama & Teshima Architects; C. Po Ma, Project Director, Moriyama & Teshima Architects; and Dan Bodman, Project Director, Carillion Canada. The Aga Khan Museum is dedicated to the preservation of Muslim arts and culture. The…

Toronto becoming a hot spot for tourists - In addition, the $300 million Aga Khan Centre will open in 2014

Toronto becoming a hot spot for tourists – In addition, the $300 million Aga Khan Centre will open in 2014

TORONTO – A sheepish North American economy is having little impact on the number of international tourist streaming into the City of Toronto. The latest numbers from 2011 says hotel room nights sold surpassed nine million for the first time and continues its upward swing. Most of the increase is attributed to overseas visitors from…

Launch of Aga Khan Museum Toronto's Outreach Event in Chicago USA

Launch of Aga Khan Museum Toronto’s Outreach Event in Chicago USA

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.665365673488231.1073741826.485619821462818&type=1 Earlier related: Enlightened Encounters: Aga Khan Museum’s first outreach program Glenview Ismaili Center to display Aga Khan Museum’s first outreach program TheIsmaili.org: Encounters with the Aga Khan Museum coming to USA in autumn All related Aga Khan Museum Toronto

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Glenview Ismaili Center to display Aga Khan Museum’s first outreach program

via http://www.journal-topics.com – Glenview-based Ismaili Jamatkhana, a Muslim community center near Golf and Shermer roads, will be the first host to an exhibit next month ahead of the opening of a museum in Canada connected to the group’s spiritual leader. The Aga Khan is the Ismaili faith’s spiritual and organizational leader. The Aga Khan museum…

TheIsmaili.org: Encounters with the Aga Khan Museum coming to USA in autumn

TheIsmaili.org: Encounters with the Aga Khan Museum coming to USA in autumn

The Aga Khan Museum, which is scheduled to open in Toronto next year, will hold its first series of outreach events this autumn in three American cities. Enlightened Encounters will introduce the public to some of the key pieces in the Museum’s collection, as well as to the Museum’s performing arts and education programmes. “Enlightened Encounters…

Sunday Brunch (Audio Interview) with Michael Brand – former consulting director of the new Aga Khan Museum in Toronto

via ABC Sydney / Born in Canberra, Michael spent several years in the US where his father was a representative at the International Monetary Fund. He finished high school in Washington, but completed his undergraduate studies at the Australian National University, specialising in Art History and Asian Studies. Prior to this appointment, Brand was consulting…