Governor General’s Medal Winner: South Haven Centre for Remembrance
The unique nature of a non-denominational cemetery services building was coupled with the rare opportunity to position a building within a vast twenty-one hectare site. The architects chose to create a partially submerged landform building, which they conceived as a wandering line in the landscape, providing visual connections to and from the Centre. A thirteen-metre-high tower emerges from this form, making symbolic reference to the surrounding grave sites, monuments and columbaria.
A cemetery complex in Alberta’s Capital functions both a public and private monument. Read more here: South Haven Azure Article