First ever Hindu Temple to be constructed in the UAE

12 August 2018
Marking an important milestone, the construction of the first ever Hindu temple in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) was announced on Thursday with Ramboll appointed by the lead consultant and designer, RSP Architects, to provide multi-disciplinary services for this iconic project.
Image (Left to right): Richard Beard, Chris Jones, Ralf Steinhauer, Lai Hueh Poh, Hadeel Shaheen, Sunil Shanghavi, Michael Magill, Prabhanjan Kambadur

Image (Left to right): Richard Beard, Chris Jones, Ralf Steinhauer, Lai Hueh Poh, Hadeel Shaheen, Sunil Shanghavi, Michael Magill, Prabhanjan Kambadur

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Sean Murphy, MEP Director, Middle East

Sean Murphy

Middle East Buildings Director
T: +971 4 334 3616
Lisa Christowitz, Head of Communications, Middle East and Asia

Lisa Christowitz

Head of Communications, Middle East and Asia
T: +971 4 334 3616

RSP’s experts from the Singapore, India and the UAE branches will form a team with BAPS’s core team to develop the prestigious cultural and spiritual centre with Ramboll providing multidisciplinary services to RSP. 

The historic project will be constructed in Abu Dhabi by Mandir Limited, the legal entity registered with the Abu Dhabi Government for the temple project, along with BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha, a global organisation managing Hindu temples. BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha’s traditional architects (known as sompuras) and engineers will design the stone temple. The exterior of the temple will be made of pink sandstone from Rajasthan and the interior from white marble that will be handcrafted by artisans in India.

The agreement was signed at a press conference held on 9 August at Emirates Hills with guests of honour including Navdeep Singh Suri, Ambassador of India to the UAE and His Excellency Samuel Tan Chi Tse, Ambassador of Singapore to the UAE.

Image (Left to right): Michael Magill, Sadhu Akshartitdas, Lai Hueh Poh, Sadhu Brahma Viharidas, Prabhanjan Kambadur, Jasbir Singh

 

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