The North Hertfordshire district council has comissioned Michael Howe and his architechture firm, Mae, to design a new ‘flagship’ cemetery at Wilbury Hills, on the edge of Letchworth in the UK.
Springtime in the Cemetery
One might imagine the original architects of the garden cemetery had spring in mind when they laid out such calming and pastoral landscapes. The image ‘Dogwood’ (to the left), taken at Historic Laurel Hill Cemetery in Philadelphia, would not be nearly as beautiful or serene without the dogwood tree. When garden cemeteries came into being […]