June 5, 2012
If there’s anything that hasn’t changed all that much over the years, it’s graveyards. Dig a hole six feet deep, throw in the casket, erect a monument, and you’re done.
Given how emotional and intense this topic is, it’s easy to understand the reluctance for fancy innovations. But owing to a number of pressures including dwindling land space and environmental concerns, cemeteries are increasingly finding they have no choice but to adapt. Here’s how graveyards of the 21st Century are starting to change into something that barely resembles their previous incarnations.
Read the full article at io9.com
Thanks to the HVCC Mortuary Science Alumni & Student Assoc for alerting us to this article.