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Norway’s Vertical Cemetery Offers A Cracking View Of The Dead

by | 30th, November 2013

 

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WHEN you die , you will ascend. You will rise up in Martin McSherry’s vertical cemetery. The Royal Danish School of Architecture students has showcased his design at the Oslo conference for Nordic cemeteries. His work has been  commended as “a highly original contribution”.

He says: “Existing cemeteries will slowly be removed to provide land to the city’s living souls.  The  vertical cemetery, with its open front, will become a significant part of the city  and a daily reminder of death’s existence. In time, the city’s tallest and largest building will become a grave for all its citizens the city’s ever-changing monument.”

 

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There will be distinct floors for all believers and non-believers. Muslims, Jews, Christians and more will be slotted in. Who gets

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