transformationalcemeterydesign

Amazing Design Competition Results

In Uncategorized on October 27, 2013 at 3:27 pm

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This is an amazing new concept by Thomas Series….

 

THE MONOLITH: DE-STIGMATIZING DEATH

A series of highly visible monuments will act as positive beacons for cities and their inhabitants. The objects are placed in central locations throughout the city and landscape and re-conceptualize the idea of death in direct opposition to conventional approaches of shrouding and marginalizing mourning spaces. The image of death will be a visual reminder integrated into daily life, thus de-stigmatizing it. Generations to come will grow up without associating spaces of memorial and repose with fear, loss, and negativity.

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