Crematory, Basel

Ersatzneubau Krematorium Friedhof am Hörnli

location: Basel, Switzerland

year: 2012

client: Kanton Basel-Stadt

type: open international competition

area: 1.725m2

team: Arabella Masson, Csaba Tarsoly

collaborator: Andrzej Gwizdala

landscape architect: Augusto Calonder

consultant: IFZW GmbH & Co. KG

structural engineer: Schöpfer Niggli

Everyone stands alone at the heart of the earth,

pierced by a ray of sunshine:

and suddenly it’s evening

 

Salvatore Quasimodo

Chacun est seul sur le cœur de la terre

transpercé d’un rayon de soleil:

et soudain c’est le soir

 

Salvatore Quasimodo