transformationalcemeterydesign

Nature and Architecture

In Cemeteries on April 22, 2011 at 7:01 am

Skogskyrkogården Cemetery, Stockholm

The woodland Cemetery in Stockholm srt out to be a unique blend of Nature and Architecture. It’s now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Visitors Center

The cemetery was designed in 1917 – and is used for 2,000 funerals a year.

The wooded grounds

And it is actively used…

All Souls Day at Skogskyrkogården

All Souls Day at the top of one of the hills at Skogskyrkogården

An intimate and inviting cemetery…

Human-scaled pathway in the cemetery

An important and serene space that meets the needs of the living.

A balance of human needs with the landscape

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