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»Consigli Construction is
building a 110,000-squarefoot Buddhist temple.
A PLACE OF HONOR
A new temple brings the traditions and styles of Thailand to the Northeast. BY JIM HARRIS
here are not very many contractors that can say they worked on a
building that has the full blessing of Thailand’s royal family, literally and figuratively. Consigli Construction Co. Inc. will be able to
make that claim later this year when it completes construction of
the largest Thai Buddhist temple outside of Thailand in Raynham, Mass.
In May 2012, Consigli topped off the exterior of the $60 million Wat
Nawamintararachutis Thai Temple and Meditation Center, an
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110,000-square-foot complex commissioned
to honor King Bhumibol Adulyadej – also
known as the King Rama IX – of Thailand.
King Bhumibol Adulyadej was born in 1929
in Cambridge, Mass., roughly 30 miles north
of the temple site. Interior and exterior finishing work is now underway on the project,
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