Ceremonial Spaces of Houthalen-Helchteren Cemeteries (C3 no.413)

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Hans Maes

C3 no.413 / pp.160-171 (12 pages)

 

Ceremonial Spaces of Houthalen-Helchteren Cemeteries _ Hans Maes

Houthalen-Helchteren, Belgium, 2020

Two ceremonial pavilions are mirrored across a town
There were no covered facilities to conduct a funeral in either of the two cemeteries of the small Belgian town of Houthalen-Helchteren. The 2017 competition to design suitable 40-capacity structures with similar character in each location was won by local architect Hans Maes. Their similarity emphasizes their common identity with the town. […]