TWIN PAVILION or TWINSTWINSTWINS
Graceland Cemetery is a catalogue of overlooked architectural types. From ossuaries and columbariums to mausoleums and monuments, each type has meaning, history and a specificity of form reserved for the dead. The cemetery is thereby a site primed for architectural speculation. The Twin Pavilion occupies an intersection near the southern border of the cemetery, becoming a new contemplative stop on the walking path.
The synthesis of twin forms through the lens of cemetery typologies resulted in the Twin Pavilion: a new cemetery type accommodating the living and the dead underneath a coffered and tufted ceiling. Its triangular area posits a latent "third twin"...The Book of Forms