28m 00s
Mourning
DESIGN TALKS plus
28m 00s

Broadcast on February 27, 2020
Available until February 27, 2021

Japan has many everyday mourning traditions: from praying at household altars to the summer Obon festival where the dead return to visit their families. But modern lifestyles and relationships have led to a change in the ways we mourn. Architect and cemetery designer Ran Sekino explores new designs that respect our grief and allow us to re-examine the borders between life and death.