So, now the Bahá’í Temple stands at the foothills of the Andes in Santiago with the unique rolling landscape of the region framing its singular form. The faith is based on the fundamental principles of one-ness of all humanity and its search for truth, unfettered by superstitions or prejudices of caste, class, community, religion, region, economic or social differences, nationality or gender. In keeping with these principles, their places of worship are required to be in a nine-sided (nonagonal) circular space devoid of any idol or picture, allowing entry from all nine sides. This Chilean Temple has been designed by the architect as a space enclosed by nine petal-like veils that form a domical bud around it, allowing in the spaces between them glazed slit openings that allow nine entries at their bases. Each veil is shaped by a space frame structure that is clad on the outside with faceted patterned Temple Glass Panels, each one of which is differently shaped to maintain the organic feel, and translucent white Portuguese Marble on the inside. The nine petals meet around a central sky light – a circular oculus allowing day-light to stream in, etched with the Bahá’í message. The design was perfected using software such as Rhinoceros, RSTAB and RFEM.