Thursday, 02 October 2014 13:16

Aga Khan Museum, Toronto: Act of faith

Fumihiko Maki's Aga Khan Museum of Islamic Art and Charles Correa's Ismaili Centre are intended as places of "civic encounters" with other communities, yet are set in a formal garden miles from Toronto's other cultural institutions. Can Maki's beautiful fortress and its refined grounds lure visitors all the same?

Published in Features
Thursday, 04 September 2014 11:21

Icon 136: Museums

Our October issue, available from 5 September, looks at the V&A's mannequins, Tate Britain's robots, Rogers' British Museum extension and the politics of designing the 9/11 museum exhibits

Published in Comment
Wednesday, 05 August 2009 10:15

Nurturing Dreams

Open to all architectural possibilities but reluctant to join a movement, Fumihiko Maki was able to design with a quiet intelligence, says Daniel Miller.

Published in Review