Ismaili Centre—Prayer Hall Feature Elements

A gift to Canada from His Highness the Aga Khan, a site unlike any in the world

Ismaili Centre—Prayer Hall Feature Elements

Toronto, ON

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Architect: Charles Correa

Client: Clifford Masonry Limited

Completion: 2015
Category: Cultural

Project Type: Structural Engineering


2016–Natural Stone Institute Pinnacle Awards

Award of Merit, Commercial Exterior


Mar 2018–Construction Canada

The Prayer Hall roof is the largest of the feature elements of this $150 million building. Enclosing a 9,688 sf column-free area, the steel roof structure supports translucent glass on the exterior and interior surfaces. The design intent from architect Charles Correa was to create a glowing crystalline volume which could be experienced from both the exterior and interior of the facility.

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