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Writing letters=Praying / Architecture

Writing letters=Praying
Writing letters=Praying

Discipline: Communication

Writing letters=Praying
Writing letters=Praying
Writing letters=Praying
Writing letters=Praying
Writing letters=Praying

Discipline: Communication

Because of the recent cultural shift in Japan with diversification of values, dominance of the nuclear family, declining birthrate, etc., maintenance and inheritance of individual graves has become difficult for many people. Accordingly, this exterior architectural installation seeks out a new way to link people to departed friends and relatives. It uses the form of a letter to create a template within which people can pray for and remember their dead.

  • TARGET GROUPS Consumer / User

  • TARGET REGIONS Specific country/region: Japan

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME 13 - 24 months

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2017

Client / Manufacturer

Shoudaiji

Shoudaiji
Edogawa-ku, Japan

Design

Shoji Oshio + UA architects

Shoji Oshio + UA architects
Kawasaki, Japan