An article in The Conversation says "there’s a lack of new cemetery space in parts of Australia but we could solve that problem by burying the dead among newly planted vegetation belts near our towns and cities. Burial Belt is a proposal we’ve been working on for reinventing the Australian cemetery landscape by creating near-limitless land for burial. Our idea is currently on exhibition at the Oslo Architecture Triennale, in Norway."
Maqbaratoshoara, which translates as the Mausoleum of Poets, is a graveyard belonging to classical and contemporary poets, mystics and other notable people, located in the Surkhab district of Tabriz in Iran. It was built by Tahmaseb Dolatshahi in the mid-1970s while he was the Secretary of Arts and Cultures of East Azarbaijan.
I have observed many times over the last ten or more years that we Australians seem just too relaxed about our online and digital privacy. We have little to no reservations about leaving our personal information and photos strewn over social media and other online places. And ever more frequently it enables or assists identity theft. As if that isn't bad enough, now I am alerted to another level of ID theft; "posthumous ID theft".
Last May, in Parramatta, NSW, around 100 specialist experts in cemeteries, funeral, bereavement management & service delivery came together to workshop why and how we memorialise our loved ones, why some cemeteries and memorial gardens do it better than others, and what innovative ideas are out there about memorialisation. Here are the outcomes from the workshop
ArchitectureAU has a "long read" article about cemeteries and crematoriums. "The funerary landscapes of Australia were shaped by nineteenth-century ideas transplanted from London, with little innovation in the intervening years. As traditional cemeteries near capacity and the environmental consequences of cremation become apparent, Australia’s funerary industry is in need of more considered solutions for our final resting place."
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