Geometric, inclusive temple chosen for Burning Man 2020

Burning Man Arts have chosen a design by Laurence "Renzo" Verbeck and Sylvia Adrienne Lisse that is rooted in geometry and inclusivity for this year's Temple installation.

The design is named after Empyrean, which is said to be the region just beyond the physical realm that is the highest point of wisdom, where humanity can interact with the divine and the birthplace of fire.

The Empyrean Temple takes the form of an eight-pointed star that is 200ft (61m) in diameter and rises to a height of 70ft (21m) at its highest point.

Each of the eight spokes begin from a point and widen as they converge to form a central canopy under which there is space to gather.

The monolithic structure will visible from all points within the Black Rock temporary city, including at night when it is illuminated.

IT will be constructed with timber, with construction due to begin in April.

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Burning Man Arts have chosen a design by Laurence "Renzo" Verbeck and Sylvia Adrienne Lisse that is rooted in geometry and inclusivity for this year's Temple installation. The design is named after Empyrean, which is said to be the region just beyond the physical realm that is the highest point of wisdom, where humanity can interact with the divine and the birthplace of fire. The Empyrean Temple takes the form
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The Temple will rise to a height of 70ft (21m) at its highest point
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Geometric, inclusive temple chosen for Burning Man 2020
Burning Man Arts have chosen a design by Laurence "Renzo" Verbeck and Sylvia Adrienne Lisse that is rooted in geometry and inclusivity for this year's Temple installation.