The Heaven on Earth (C3 no.413)


Alberto Campo Baeza

C3 no.413 / pp.190-199 (10 pages)



The Heaven on Earth _ Alberto Campo Baeza

Venezia, Italia, 2019

On earth as it is in heaven
On a small plot within the Capoluogo Cemetery in San Donà di Piave, Venice, Studio Alberto Campo Baeza has designed a tomb intended as “a piece of heaven on earth”. In the words of the architects, “we would like to make the most beautiful house in the world, but also the simplest”. The tomb is a shaded box, a concrete cube measuring 3m in each direction, pierced by a shaft of light. […]