Construction of the
Shrine of 'Abdu'l-Baha
COMPLETION OF FLOOR SLAB FOR MAIN EDIFICE MARKS MAJOR MILESTONE
Construction of the Shrine of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá has passed a significant milestone this week with the pouring of the concrete floor slab for the main edifice and the surrounding plaza.
FIRST STEPS TAKEN TO RAISE WALLS OF CENTRAL PLAZA
As construction of the floor for the central plaza of the Shrine of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá nears completion, preparations are underway to build the more complex geometric elements of surrounding walls.
OVER 25 IMAGES OF THE FUTURE SHRINE OF 'ABDU'L-BAHA
LOCATION OF THE SHRINE OF `ABDU'L-BAHA
Thanks to the magic of Google Maps, a map of the location of the site of the Shrine of `Abdu'l-Baha has been produced. The maps shows the Shrine's location in relation to other Baha'i Holy places in and around Akka Israel.
WORK PRESSES ON AT THE SITE FOR THE SHRINE OF ‘ABDU’L-BAHA
The momentous process of raising the Shrine of ‘Abdu’l-Baha continues to advance, while work practices adhere to all public health measures required by the authorities that ensure the safety of personnel on the construction site.
EXTENSIVE COLLECTION OF PHOTOS OF 'ABDU'L-BAHA
AKKA MAYOR AND RELIGIOUS LEADERS HONOR
‘ABDU’L-BAHA AT CEREMONY
The mayor of Akka, Shimon Lankri, and dignitaries representing the city’s religious communities and other local organizations gathered to honor ‘Abdu’l-Baha at a tree-planting ceremony.
A MOMENTOUS ENDEAVOR BEGINS: GROUNDWORK BEING LAID FOR THE SHRINE OF ‘ABDU’L-BAHA
Work has begun on the Shrine of ‘Abdu’l-Baha. The chosen site near the Ridvan garden in Akka has been prepared, and construction of the building’s foundation is progressing.
DESIGN CONCEPT FOR THE SHRINE OF ‘ABDU’L-BAHA UNVEILED
The Universal House of Justice has today released the highly-anticipated design concept for the Shrine of ‘Abdu’l-Baha to all National Spiritual Assemblies.
UNIVERSAL HOUSE OF JUSTICE ANNOUNCES ARCHITECT FOR SHRINE OF ‘ABDU’L-BAHA
The recent call of the Universal House of Justice for the construction of the permanent Shrine of ‘Abdu’l-Baha in Akka has galvanized the Baha’i world. The selection of the edifice’s architect and the establishment of a fund to support the historic project were made known earlier today.
IN A LETTER TO ALL NATIONAL SPIRITUAL ASSEMBLIES, THE HOUSE OF JUSTICE ANNOUNCED THE APPOINTMENT OF HOSSEIN AMANAT AS THE SHRINE'S ARCHITECT.
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Hossein Amanat of Canada as architect for the Shrine of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá.
PLANS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE SHRINE WERE REVEALED BY THE HOUSE OF JUSTICE IN ITS ANNUAL RIDVAN MESSAGE.
The Bahá’í world is being summoned to build the edifice which will forever embosom those sacred remains. It is to be constructed in the vicinity of the Riḍván Garden, on land consecrated by the footsteps of the Blessed Beauty; the Shrine of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá will thus lie on the crescent traced between the Holy Shrines in ‘Akká and Haifa.