Carme Pinós i Desplat graduated with a degree in architecture from the school of Architecture in Barcelona (ETSAB) in 1979. In the mid 1980s the architectural proposals she developed in partnership with Enric Miralles obtained recognition in several architectural competitions. In 1991 she set up her own studio and since then she has combined her activity as an architect with teaching as a...read more
The crematorium by Carme Pinós stands on a hill above the cemetery of Igualada. Hidden from the cemetery, integrated in the nature above an aromatic flowers field the crematorium aims to generate a proper atmosphere to allow an intimate farewell.
Its sculptural form is nourished from the conventional funeral materials, mixing a predominant concrete structure and ceramic finish.