On the site of Zorgvlied cemetery in Amsterdam, architects’ office GROUP A designed an extraordinary crematorion. A building which offers to accompany the deceased to the last moment. A design which aims to meet the needs of various user groups with diverse cultural and religious backgrounds. It focuses on the actual burning of the body and the spiritual experience connected to this event. The upward direction and big skylight above strengthen the feeling of the rising departure.
Tentech supported the architects design process and was responsible for engineering the membrane. The shape stands out in the green surroundings of the cemetery. It also stands out from a structural point of view; the membrane’s shape could only be obtained by a set of subtle changes in tension of the fabric.