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Ascension Cemetery

Libertyville, Illinois

  • Ascension Cemetery Garden Mausoleum Exterior
  • Ascension Cemetery Garden Mausoleum
  • Ascension Cemetery Garden Mausoleum
  • Ascension Cemetery Garden Mausoleum Jesus Statue
  • Ascension Cemetery Garden Mausoleum
  • Ascension Cemetery Garden Mausoleum

Project Description

 

Stemming from a need for additional above ground burial inventory, the new garden crypt complex at Ascension Cemetery in Libertyville, Illinois, was conceived as a variation on a theme, reflecting on the design of three adjacent existing garden crypt buildings.

 

The last in a series of four buildings, the new complex was configured as a circle within a square -- with half of the square missing to reveal the circle within. This configuration was inspired by the geometric layouts of the existing adjacent buildings.

 

The site also played a large role in the design of the new building, given that the structure would be bounded by a new roadway curving around its circular side. In effect, the curve of the building reflects the arc of the adjacent roadway.

 

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