The Story of an Artifact’s 100 Year Journey
Nov19

The Story of an Artifact’s 100 Year Journey

While the Baha’i Temple Welcome Center has been open for a few months now, we’re still completing some important final details. Without fanfare, a little-known, but significant historical story came to a close. A piece of precast concrete, affectionately known as “the Artifact” by the Welcome Center design team, was given an appropriate new home. The Artifact was created by John Earley, an artist and pioneer in precast...

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Introduction
Sep13

Introduction

I knew I wanted to be an architect when I was seven years old. My family lived modestly in a simple home in Montana, while my father was studying to become an air traffic controller. Before this, we had moved a few times after I was born in the Misawa Air Force Base in Japan. Maybe because of these moves, I was particularly aware of my changing surroundings. One day, my father’s colleague invited us to his new home. As soon as I...

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Baha’i Temple Garden and Terraces Wins Award
Feb25

Baha’i Temple Garden and Terraces Wins Award

One World Architecture (OWA) announced that the restoration work to the Baha’i House of Worship has won an award in the 2013 Faith & Form International Awards Program. The project for the restoration of the Baha’i House of Worship Gardens and Terraces received a Merit Award in the category of Sacred Landscape. The Faith & Form Awards is conducted by the Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art and Architecture (IFRAA), a knowledge...

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