Aga Khan Garden History & Design
Aga Khan Garden, Alberta Officially Inaugurated
Contemporary interpretation of Islamic landscape architecture is northernmost in the world
Alberta Lt.-Gov Lois Mitchell, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and His Highness the Aga Khan officially inaugurated the Aga Khan Garden, Alberta on Oct. 16, 2018.
Architect's Preview Video Tour
View the landscape architect's preview video of the new Aga Khan Garden. It begins with secluded forest paths and opens to wide, stepped terraces that adapt with the seasons. Geometric water features stream into wetlands and a spectacular orchard.
Designing the Garden
In this series of videos, learn more from the landscape architect about the details of the garden.
The traditions of the Islamic landscape are remarkably diverse but have common elements. The new Aga Khan Garden incorporates some of those basic common elements, adapted for the four seasons of Alberta. The result is a truly unique, beautiful and meaningful space.
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. The University of Alberta is grateful to His Highness the Aga Khan for a gift in excess of $25 million that has made this spectacular new garden possible.