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Friday, December 05, 2008

Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat

Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat
Ottawa -- 5 December 2008

Architect: Fumihiko Maki
Key features: The asymetrical glass crystalline dome with shade structure inside. Surrounding the atrium is a cast aluminum jali screen which partly encloses the space above.

"A secular facility, the Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat will serve a representational role for the activities of the Imamat including its development agencies which constitute the Aga Khan Development Network."
(from the media release)

1 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wow! Looks to be a fantastic space! Open, interesting, light, intelligent.

Excellent article about it in the Ottawa Citizen:
http://www.canada.com/ottawacitizen/news/observer/story.html?id=62eba74e-c926-4291-9d69-a863f011e5ae

Saturday, December 06, 2008 10:23:00 AM  

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