- Design Team: Niels Schoenfelder, J.T. Arima, Bharath Ram K, Ganesh V, Priyanka Rao, Sridharan A, Rijesh K, Divya K.N.
- City: Coimbatore
- Country: India
Text description provided by the architects. 2 large pavilions in form-finished concrete provide space for the last rites to be performed - often in attendance of large amount of mourners - before the body is taken to the furnace area.
The next morning family members collect the ashes form the admin building and proceed into the garden where smaller pavilions shelter the required rituals.
The design of the crematorium located in a dense part of the city is concerned with providing a humble but dignified environment evoking traditional landscape setting of the river banks where cremations used to be performed before the growth of the city made these impossible. ….