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  3. Crematorium
  4. India
  5. Mancini Enterprises
  6. 2013
  7. Crematorium Charity Trust / Mancini Enterprises

Crematorium Charity Trust / Mancini Enterprises

  • 01:00 - 17 January, 2014
Crematorium Charity Trust / Mancini Enterprises
Crematorium Charity Trust / Mancini Enterprises, Courtesy of Mancini Enterprises
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  • Architects

  • Location

    Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Design Team

    Niels Schoenfelder, J.T. Arima, Bharath Ram K, Ganesh V, Priyanka Rao, Sridharan A, Rijesh K, Divya K.N.
  • Area

    4856.0 sqm
  • Project Year

    2013
Courtesy of Mancini Enterprises
Courtesy of Mancini Enterprises

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.

Courtesy of Mancini Enterprises
Courtesy of Mancini Enterprises

The next morning family members collect the ashes form the admin building and proceed into the garden where smaller pavilions shelter the required rituals.

Courtesy of Mancini Enterprises
Courtesy of Mancini Enterprises

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. ….

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Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Crematorium Charity Trust / Mancini Enterprises" 17 Jan 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/467849/crematorium-charity-trust-mancini-enterprises/> ISSN 0719-8884
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