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— by Philip Stevens: takeshi hosaka architects has renovated a grave within a church cemetery in japan’s kanagawa prefecture. located near the city of yokohama, the relatively large plot occupies 30 square meters (323 square feet). the brief called for a wide, open platform at ground level to perform ceremonies, while a previously existing underground space is to be used as a shared burial chamber where only certain church workers will enter…

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