While architects come and go, their edifices live on. Seeking immortality on a smaller scale, the grave markers of some noted designers provide a bit of insight into how these creative forces sought to be remembered. If this subject fascinates you, we recommend Their Final Place: A Guide to the Graves of Notable American Architects by Henry Kuehn.
Cimetiére de Roquebrune-Cap-Martin
Cote d’Azur, France
Temple Beth El Memorial Park
Yale Art and Architecture Building *
New Haven, Connecticut
* In 1998, a portion of the architect’s cremated remains were introduced into the duct-work of the building as part of “The Ventilator Project” by artist Mark Bain.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe