Discover how the former War Museum in Canada has been transformed into the Global Centre for Pluralism

Wed, 15 February 2017 – 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EST

LOCATION: Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat, 199 Sussex Drive, (use Boteler entrance), Ottawa, ON K1N 1K6, Canada.

Order of Canada architect Shirley Blumberg will speak about the repurposing of 330 Sussex Drive, formerly the Canadian War Museum, which is soon to open as the Aga Khan’s Global Centre for Pluralism. This presentation will explore the aspirations, highlights and challenges of the renewal of this significant Capital landmark.

Shirley BlumbergShirley Blumberg, Architect is a partner at KPMB Architects in Toronto, and is a Member of the Order of Canada “for her contributions to architecture and for her commitment to creating spaces that foster a sense of community.” Her portfolio ranges from mixed-use developments to highly specialized cultural and academic institutions, many with a focus on revitalizing heritage contexts.

The vision of the Global Centre for Pluralism is a world where human differences are valued and diverse societies thrive.

Its mission is to serve as a global platform for comparative analysis, education and dialogue about the choices and actions that advance and sustain pluralism.

Source: A Landmark Transformed: The New Global Centre for Pluralism Tickets, Wed, 15 Feb 2017 at 7:00 PM | Eventbrite

 

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