Built to burn; designed to heal.

Temple turned traditional associations with bonfire burning in Northern Ireland on their head.

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‘It is a temple, not to any faith or denomination, but to human perseverance in the face of life’s cruellest twists.’

~ Phineas Harper, Architectural Review, May 2015 ~

David Best. Photo by Lorcan Doherty.

Meet the Artist

Collaboration is central to Californian artist David Best’s work. Since 2000, he has built ornately carved temples at Burning Man in Nevada and beyond.

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