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Homeward Journey / Water Burial Cemetery

Homeward Journey
Homeward Journey

Everyone will die in the future, and no one can escape. We think death is not just the end, but also a new start of another life. In Chinese tradition, people will go to Ultimate Bliss when they die. And we use this factor to design a funeral ceremony named 歸途.This ceremony is conducted on water, a paper boat will carry bone ash and move around the cemetery slowly. Than it will carry bone ash into the sea and dissolve. The relatives can walk and accompany with their ancestor during this ceremony. After the ceremony, the name of ancestor will be engraved on the anniversary wall.
In China, a kind of meanings of circle is 完 = End. The design r


Hong Kong Design Institute

Hong Kong Design Institute
HONG KONG, Hong Kong SAR China