05 Apr 2011
International RecognitionThe Bahá'í House of Worship in New Delhi, India has been recognised as one of the masterpieces of twentieth-century architecture, and has won many awards including the following:
- First Honour award from the Interfaith Forum on Religious Art and Architecture, Affiliate of the American Institute of Architects, Washington, D.C., in 1987
- Special award from the Institution of Structural Engineers of the United Kingdom in 1987
- The Paul Waterbury Outdoor Lighting Design Award-Special Citation, from the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America in 1988
- Recognition from the American Concrete Institute as one of the finest concrete structures of the world in 1990
- The GlobArt Academy 2000 award for "promoting the unity and harmony of people of all nations, religions and social strata, to an extent unsurpassed by any other architectural monument worldwide"