Rather than being locked away as is often the case, this memorial garden and columbarium is designed to be an integral part of the church landscape. Care was taken to create desired seclusion without offering a hidden hangout or attractive location for vandelism.
Tucked into the hillside, with an overflowing urn holding the center, the circular plan acts to caress and provide an intimacy for those who what to pause and reflect,
Expansive soil and retaining wall requirements for a function that requires absolute permanency made foundation design critical. Careful detailing of the brick module created the required interior volumn for interring individual as well as stacked stainless steel ash vaults.