Multi-species Sanctuaries

Siwei Chen, MLA+3 ’21

ARCH 542: Landscape Architecture Design

Gallery: Landscape at the Intersection of Life and Death

Instructor: Aroussiak Gabrielian

The project established a memorial wetland park in San Joaquin valley, which dedicated to wetland conservation, species reproduction and the green burial. During the green burial practice, the human body decomposition will be used as an ecological compensation method to supplement the soil with water, nutrients and microorganisms. At the same time, by expanding the existing wetland patches and establishing corridors to enhance ecological stability.