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There are two entrances to the space, with one side of the building left open to the north. It creates a private space for proceedings and a shaded area to shelter people from the sun. Two exits lead to the burial lots: one is universally accessible and the other is via a flight of stairs. More than 300 panels of different sizes and shapes were designed using computer software, brought to the site and assembled by a team of contractors.

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The structure is surrounded by orchards originally raised for new residential and commercial projects planned for the area. Metal pillars were also assembled on site, while the walls were constructed by the remaining pallets. It took only one day to pour the concrete for all the walls and the roof.

+ Ron Shenkin Studio for Architecture and Design