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Inspired by

 Brion Cemetery  

Location: Lyon, France

The Brion Cemetery is in San Vito d'Altivole near Treviso, Italy. The enclosure is a private burial ground for the Brion family, commissioned by Onorina Tomasi Brion, widow of the founder of the Brionvega company. Several discrete elements comprise the Brion family burial site: A sloped concrete enclosing wall, two distinct entrances, a small chapel, two covered burial areas (the arcosolium for Giuseppe and Onorina Brion, and one for other family members), a dense grove of cypresses, a prato (lawn), and a private meditation/viewing pavilion, separated from the main prato by a separate and locked entrance, and a heavily vegetated reflecting pool.

Architect

 Carlo Scarpa 

Carlo Scarpa (1906-1978) was an Italian architect, influenced by the materials, landscape, and the history of Venetian culture, and Japanese art. His architecture is deeply sensitive to the changes of time, from seasons to history, rooted in a sensuous material imagination. Scarpa was also a glass and furniture designer.