Bahá’í Temple of South America
“…a Canadian-designed piece of architectural daring in cast glass is taking shape…Artisans at Toronto’s Jeff Goodman Studio, working in close collaboration with Toronto’s Hariri Pontarini Architects, have produced the thick, milky glass for a Bahai temple on the edge of metropolitan Santiago, Chile…
It took years of testing…to arrive at the 32-millimetre-thick cast glass with matte finish. That the design is finally being mocked up in Germany represents a major milestone, says Hariri…”
Excerpt from Globe and Mail article Gehry, Gartner and glass make for luminous buildings by Lisa Rochon
Read more about the project at Hariri Pontarini Architects.