We came across an article on mymodernmet.com about Finbarr Fallon's long term photography project Dead Space, in which he uses his architectural sensibilities to create evocative imagery. In a set of twelve photographs, shot over the course of five years, Fallon immortalizes Hong Kong’s vertical graveyards.
A pivotal part of South Australia's Barossa Valley history, the Seppelt's family mausoleum is a tribute to the part the Seppelt family played in the Barossa wine history. The Seppelt’s family mausoleum, built in 1927, is open to the public. If you’re in the area or travelling past it is definitely worth a visit.
Atlas Obscura recently featured an artilce on domes. One that caught our eye is Gol Gumbaz, a fabulously imposing structure, towering 51 meters above the surrounding city of Vijayapura and representing one of the most important examples of late-medieval Indo-Islamic architecture. Meaning “circular dome”, it is appropriate that this mausoleum is most famous for its massive crowning feature — which is not only architecturally impressive, but also houses a sonic funhouse.
Melbourne University seeks a highly motivated researcher to work on an ARC funded project called 'The Future Cemetery' which aims to identify and critically assess the potential of innovative technologies to enhance the experience of the cemetery for an increasingly diverse, secular, and well-informed public, and to strengthen cemeteries' community connections.
Shoalhaven City Council's Breavement Services , on the New South Wales South Coast, has a casual job opportunity to provide high level customer service to Funeral Directors, the bereaved, the community and other stakeholders in the bereavement services sector, as well as assist in the efficient running of services.
Archdiocesan Catholic Cemeteries director Peter Nobes, who runs Gardens of Gethsemani cemetery just north of the border in Surrey, British Columbia, says alternatives to traditional burials might make a smaller footprint on the environment, but do not offer a body the dignity it deserves.