A Temple of Light / Bahá’í Temple



A temple of light expressing a faith of inclusion is poised to become an architectural landmark in Chile. Set within the Andean foothills just beyond the metropolis of Santiago, the complex- curved temple is designed by the distinguished Canadian architect Siamak Hariri as an invitation for spiritual contemplation and architectural pilgrimage.

Bahá’í Temple

Bahá’í Temple

Bahá’í Temple

Bahá’í Temple

Bahá’í Temple


Bahá’í Temple

Bahá’í Temple

Bahá’í Temple

Fourteen years in the making, the South American House of Worship represents the last of the eight continental temples to be completed as part of a remarkable portfolio of landmark sacred architecture commissioned by the Bahá’í Community. The temple will be unveiled on its stunning 10-hectare site outside of Santiago in mid-October, 2016 with a series of press and public events.

Architects: Hariri Pontarini Architects / Photographs: Courtesy of Asamblea Espiritual Nacional de los Bah·’Ìs de Chile + Hariri Pontarini Architects, Daniela Galdames

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