Loft living has done much to stem the tide of people leaving London for home sweet home in the suburbs. But dead folk have been quitting the capital too. Inner city cemeteries will be full within seven years. Hackney and Tower Hamlets have already run out of space. Now Mae Architects has a solution – triple-deck underground parking for coffins and urns, tastefully landscaped over with an urban park. Mae’s des-res for the dead will be showcased soon in the Journal of the Institute of Burial and Cremation Administration. You don’t subscribe? Shame. Support your local grave designer. It can only be a growth area.
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