Tag: Bihar

Award winning design: Baha'i temple, at Bihar, India, by Spacematters

Baha’I Temple at Bihar, an award winning proposal by Spacematters

Our winning entry for the Baha’I House of Worship in Bihar Sharif, India engages with the spiritual power of space and is based on the faith’s strong sense of spiritual oneness, equality and inclusion. It is poetic for us to be building the second Baha’i temple in India because our understanding of the power of space to inspire came from the powerful architecture of the first Baha’i temple in India, the ‘Lotus Temple’ in Delhi.

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Bihar Museum - SpaceMatters + Snohetta (6)

Bihar Museum at Patna, by Snøhetta and SpaceMatters

The Snohetta + SpaceMatters design for the Bihar Museum is designed as an iconic setting for the invaluable historic artefacts housed in the erstwhile Patna Museum, while providing an inclusive and vibrant public domain for the city, underscoring the importance of Museums in a contemporary democratic setting. This public domain crucially promotes a sense of collective ownership by engaging a broader audience in a deeper conversation.

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