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9–10 June 2018

9–10 June 2018

Victoria Hall - The Institute of Ismaili Studies NEW

Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 12:00–16:00

Activities

We may screen a potential video interview with Vladimir Djurovic (the architect of the gardens) and provide light refreshments (for which there will be no charge to attendees).

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

25 Canal Reach
Nearest postcode: N1C 4DD

Bus

390

Stations

King's Cross, St. Pancras

Cycle hire station

Handyside Street (Map)

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Wheelchair users will be able to access the 1st floor courtyard. However, wheelchair users will not be able to go out onto the 8th floor terrace, though they may be able to glimpse out onto the terrace from the entrance door.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

The Garden

Victoria Hall is a Stanton Williams-designed student residence, commissioned by the Aga Khan Development Network - a network of non-denominational, social, cultural and economic development agencies - improving people’s quality of life around the world. Integrated into the building are two gardens, forming part of an unique series of contemporary landscape-designed gardens in King’s Cross, which collectively demonstrate the rich diversity of the Muslim world. The two gardens in the student residence seek to capture the essence of the gardens of southern Spain (1st floor) and Morocco (8th floor). Water is a central element in both gardens, whether running through channels or installed as a contained feature.

Landscape Architect: Vladimir Djurovic
Visitor Information
Open

Saturday 12:00–16:00

Activities

We may screen a potential video interview with Vladimir Djurovic (the architect of the gardens) and provide light refreshments (for which there will be no charge to attendees).

Entrance (Sells Tickets)

25 Canal Reach
Nearest postcode: N1C 4DD

Bus

390

Stations

King's Cross, St. Pancras

Cycle hire station

Handyside Street (Map)

Toilets

Disabled toilet on site

Access

Wheelchair users will be able to access the 1st floor courtyard. However, wheelchair users will not be able to go out onto the 8th floor terrace, though they may be able to glimpse out onto the terrace from the entrance door.

Dogs

Working assistance dogs only

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