Vertical Cemetery

Future of the past

Most of us don’t like to think about death. But as the global population expands, the question of how to dispose of the deceased becomes more pressing. The growing number of designers and urban planners are tackling this issue with innovative concepts for cemeteries of the future. Since there is no archetypal form for a crematorium, this design would create one such structure. To solve the space constraints for the dead in order to ensure adequate capacity to continually accommodate the new dead. And to provide an example of architecture which marries poetry and functionality to create spaces which are respectful, experiential, and user-friendly. This thesis analyzes and provides traditional burial and cremation space for Christians.

The proposed tower would cater burials in the city, their body will be treated according to their religion and custom. They can choose to be buried deep into the ground, burnt or dispersed up in the air. 

Plans

Architectural Marker

Monument for the dead

To create a high-rise cemetery for handling and disposal of dead bodies, which would provide storage for the dead and ensure adequate capacity to continually accommodate newly dead. Being an open structure, people know what’s happening, which helps in the removal of the stigma. The space constraint is addressed and provides an architectural example which marries poetry and functionality to create spaces which are respectful, experiential, and user-friendly.

Designed spaces

Nothing is certain but death and taxes