In this post, we present three Canadian Mosques: the London Muslim Mossque (London, ON), the Taric Islamic Centre (Toronto, ON), and the Al Rashid Mosque (Edmonton, AB). Read on to learn a bit more about the history of Canadian Muslims.
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Read more on the Hoop Dance Gathering Place at Mohawk College. Built in 2016, the Hoop Dance Gathering Place represents the importance of collaboration between universities and Indigenous Nations.
An introduction to our summer series 2021, The Shaping & Structuring of Space. Read more on its structure and our new work study student, Catherine Ramey!
Designed by Francis M. Rattenbury, the Empress Hotel was built between 1904-08 in Victoria, British Columbia as part of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) hotel network. Cornelius van Horne, the general manager of the CPR beginning in 1888, helped develop the Canadian tourism industry during the late nineteenth century, building a network of hotels acrossContinue reading “Building profile: The Empress Hotel”
What does it take to work in heritage conservation? Find out in this interview! Here, we chat with Dr Alexis Cohen, U of T alumna and Associate at ERA Architects about her work as an architectural historian in the world of heritage conservation, her training in art and architectural history, why the humanities matter, andContinue reading “Interview: In conversation with Alexis Cohen”
Toronto’s Aga Khan Museum, opened in 2014 and designed by Maki and Associates in partnership with Moriyama & Teshima Architects, is an educational museum on the contributions of Muslim civilizations to the global community throughout history. The museum’s mission is to promote dialogue, tolerance, and mutual understanding through its exhibitions and programming, including educational sessionsContinue reading “Building profile: The Aga Khan Museum”
Did you miss the event “Architecture and the Public” on March 9? We’ve got you covered! The full recording is available below or on our YouTube channel. Part of the Canada Constructed Conversations Series, this panel focused on architecture and journalism with discussants Alex Bozikovic (Globe and Mail), Elsa Lam (Canadian Architect), and Adele WederContinue reading “Architecture and the Public”
Interested in architecture and heritage? Then take part in one of our internships! These arts-based internships are open to students at the University of Toronto through the Department of Art History. Offered as a course credit (FAH 481 H1/Y1), these internships are provide advanced students with the opportunity to work with local organizations for aContinue reading “Internship opportunities for summer 2021”
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