Even for the Dead, a Struggle to Find Space in Hong Kong

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The New York Times
Published: October 25, 2012

HONG KONG — A small architecture firm in Hong Kong has come up with an unusual proposal for what to do about the worsening shortage of cemetery space in a crowded and expensive city: Build one that can float.

The structure conceived by the company, Bread Studio, could hold hundreds of thousands of the boxlike niches that are the final resting places for most people in Hong Kong nowadays.

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Thanks to the DeathCare Discussion List for alerting us to this article.

 

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