Cemetery 36

Johannesburg CBD

The cemetery is organised according to the different death ritual practices. The natural burials are located to the north close to the parks and railway to open the tunnel to the sky. The Sky burials are organized next to Park station for proximity to the train to access the towers. The more traditional casket burials are in proximity to the curch and located along the Y axis. The crematorium and urn mausoleums in at the southmost point adjacent to Ghandi square. Spaces for display such as the catacombs are places close to the existing tourisim offices to the north.
        Additional spaces such as buffer zones to allow for small gatherings in between the cemetery are distributed throughout. For larger gatherings, prayer rooms and explanatory displays on types of burial and their traditions are located in the Halls.


Sanne van den Breemer
Filip Geerts
Ilmar Hurkxkens

Director of Studies

Salomon Frausto


Nigel Alarcon(MX), Pooja Bhave(IN), Mariano Cuofano(IT), Fabiola Cruz(PE), Alonso Díaz(MX), Xiaoyu Ding(CN), Ines Garcia‑Lezana(ES), Sandra Garcia(ES), Martino Greco(IT), Sebastian Hitchcock(ZA), Alejandra Huesca(MX), Yesah Hwangbo(KR), Takuma Johnson(US), Yi-Ni Lin(TW), Paola Tovar(MX), Cristhy Mattos(BR), Preradon Pimpakan(TH), Adi Samet(IL), Raymond Tang(US), Kulaporn Temudom(TH), Danai Tsigkanou(GR), Jesse Verdoes(NL), Rongting Xiao(CN)