The Iqaluit cemetery was purposefully designed to transform the community’s perception of what a cemetery can and should be. Drawing on local and traditional knowledge, the thoughtful combinations of natural materials and indigenous cultural elements create a dynamic community space where the arctic landscape and its peoples are remembered and celebrated.
According to the CSLA:
These award-winning projects are preeminent examples of Canadian landscape architecture. They illustrate the range of what landscape architects do and how landscape architects are helping to reshape our communities – defining the places we want to live, work and play
Click here for more on the 2017 Awards of Excellence recipients.