Wat Nawamintararachutis

Project: Meditation Center
Location: Raynham, MA
Architect: ARC

The Thai Buddhist temple and cultural center, sponsored by an anonymous donor to honor King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, will provide worship space for 700 people and lodging for monks and visitors. The temple will feature custom finishes by Thai Craftsmen who will travel over 8,000 miles to work on portions of the building.

  • Teams will be faced with managing the delivery of a 5.5-ton Buddha statue into the steel-framed building upon completion.
  • Facility will be approximately four stories high without its Chedi – a large steeple that sits atop Thai Buddhist temples.
  • Craftsmen will fly 8,000 miles from Thailand to install custom finishes and art constructed in Thailand.