Eternal Hill Columbarium / Behet Bondzio Lin Architekten
Textual content material description provided by the architects. Funerals and grief are filled with emotions. We frequently face the cemetery, the ultimate place we’re saying farewell to our family with fear. What kind of construction can have the flexibility to drive away the fear, bear the emptiness of emotion and memory, and on the equivalent time be an space for us to calm down and recollect the earlier? We would like a service for grief and loss, it doesn’t indicate what we left behind after we handed, nevertheless it meant what kind of home encourages us to face our earlier.
On this cemetery, it needs to carry 70,000 earlier, which suggests it should embody 70,000 irreparable regrets.
The stacking of slanted partitions constructs a imaginative and prescient of being surrounded by mountains. Inserting incense, candles, and flowers on the “mountainside”, creates a wall and a chance for us to be misplaced in our thought. The wall being slanted and coping with the sky, registering the rays of the photo voltaic, accompany us to confront fear. The skylight within the midst of the heavy concrete building gently lays down mild and hope inside the courtyard.
The wall is a element that constructs distance. On this case, tilting the partitions at a singular angle creates a visual of it progressively leaving the griever. These partitions create a distance of departure, as a substitute of separation. An rectangular entryway invites unpredictable native climate, and slanted partitions introduce wind from completely totally different directions. As a result of the cemetery is located in Hsinchu, Wind Metropolis. The design and constructing approach, of this wind tower, tells tales and recollections of the city.