The graveyard is a metaphor that contains death and appreciates earthly life. In the process of temporal hustle and bustle, we often seem to overlook the fact that this planet is only a threshold space between the ‘foreplay’ and the ‘aftermath’ of life. This concept triggered the design to create a transcending space connecting the temporal to the celestial being through a frame made of concrete.
In this graveyard, silence is ushered with the breeze flowing in from the adjacent paddy fields along with a lone bench. Together they create a place of contemplation.
The village of Botkhil in southern Bangladesh is surrounded by farmsteads with crops changing colors from bright green during monsoon season, to profound fire-gold in autumn.
This is the country home of our client Mr. Salauddin Ahmed, and where his parents spent their lifetime. He wished for their final resting ground to speak of his love, affection, and respect for them, and for all the other family members to be placed here in due course in the years to come.