The initial 65-acre phase will feature 13,000 gravesites and accommodate both casketed and cremated remains.
The improvements will boost the economy of the city center, enhancing the Leed’s role as a hub for innovation, supporting delivery of the plans for an innovation district which will create a 21st century science park around the universities and Leeds General Infirmary.
Though the region has seen an active military presence since the 1940s, there is no nearby national veterans’ cemetery to serve the burial needs of the many thousands of active duty and retired veterans who call the area home. Logan in Denver, which is approaching capacity and has a limited projected life.
The design emphasises an architectural language that is deeply rooted within its context, which encourages the user to ponder, innovate and explore.
It forms a landmark public space that encourages dialogue through culturally stimulating spaces that are reminiscent of Egypt’s vibrant heritage.
Each of the barracks will be designed to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification.