Extension of the cemetery in Sanremo

Year1996-2005
LocationBussana
Morewith Amoretti Calvi e Associati

Extension of the cemetery in Sanremo

The enlargement of Armea graveyard as an alternative to the outskirts destined to be cemeteries: building of a place where oblivion lives together with memory, passing gradually from personal to collective.
The burial area extends along the terraces following the natural morphology of the place, it is low density burial zone, made up of sarcophagi of marble ingot and of loculi partially buried.
The ossuary tower receives the remains of the deceased forty years later in small individual urns and it protects them with a portal structure of single ossuary to the building of a big urn will let the collective feeling emerge.
The common ossuary and cinerary are hold in a cloister, a protected and close space of memory.