The landscape architect discusses how local plants featured in the garden respond to the seasonal changes and the paths are highlighted against the woods.
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The Aga Khan Garden is considered a gift that will celebrate both the 150th anniversary of Canada and the Diamond Jubilee celebrations that mark 60 years since the Aga Khan became the 49th Hereditary Imam of the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims.
A natural opening in the woods provides an opportunity for a special learning and entertainment space in the Aga Khan Garden.
Learn more from the landscape architect about the details of the Aga Khan Garden at the University of Alberta.
Inspiring TEDx Talk by Thomas Woltz of Nelson Byrd Woltz landscape architect, who designed the Aga Khan Islamic Garden at University of Alberta Garden.
Premier of Alberta, Canada, Rachel Notley express deep gratitude for the generous gift of the Garden
“The University of Alberta Aga Khan Garden will serve as a living reminder of the diverse heritage of our open and welcoming province, which is a big part of what makes Alberta such a great place to live. “
Popular botanic garden reaffirms its connection to university with new name
University of Alberta received the gift of a spectacular new garden from his Highness the Aga Khan.
The garden honours the partnership between the University of Alberta and the Aga Khan University
Photo Gallery: Aga Khan Garden at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden
The University of Alberta Botanical Garden will receive an Islamic garden set to bloom in 2018 as a gift.
University of Alberta Botanic Garden announces Aga Khan Garden: A Gift of Connection and Transformation
The Aga Khan Garden, Alberta is a symbol of the ongoing partnership between the University of Alberta and the Aga Khan Development Network—a collaboration that has fostered intellectual, cultural and education exchange for over a decade.
Geometry is an important element common in Islamic landscapes. The geometric structure of this garden acts as a framework for the local wetlands and honours the ridges of sand dunes that were once an ancient glacial lake.
“On the 150th anniversary of Canada, it is appropriate that we are creating together a Mughal-style garden, which echoes the great contributions that Muslims have made to world heritage,” said Mawlana Hazar Imam in a written statement.
The Aga Khan Garden, Alberta was made possible by a contribution by His Highness the Aga Khan. The gift arises from the long-standing relationship between the University of Alberta and the Aga Khan.
His Highness the Aga Khan, spiritual leader of Shia Ismaili Muslims around the world, has gifted the University of Alberta with a new garden for research and learning.
Multi-million dollar gift by the Aga Khan: North America’s largest Islamic-inspired garden in Alberta, Canada
North America’s largest — and possibly the world’s coldest — Islamic-inspired garden is to be built in Alberta, a $25 million gift from the Aga Khan that is expected to attract up to 160,000 visitors a year.
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University of Alberta’s Devonian Botanic Garden.
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Professor Hussein Keshani receives $198,259 grant for cultural study at University of Alberta’s Devonian Botanic Garden
UBC scholar receives $198,259 grant for cultural study By Patty Wellborn. September 8, 2014 Research…
The Devonian Botanical Garden has been approved to receive $13 million in funds by the…
Debates – Issue 26 – December 11, 2013 His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan Congratulations…
University of Alberta Devonian Gardens incorporating new and innovative attractions, is about to be put…
BLOOMING GARDEN Look for the blooming of the University of Alberta Devonian Gardens into a…