Everybody will one day die. But the way people say goodbye to the recently deceased body varies to the country and culture. In the U.S. there are two main options: traditional burial and cremation.
A Seattle architect hopes to change that.
Katrina Spade is the founder of the Urban Death Project in Seattle. Listen to her talk about the process and space for the project:
Watch the video with Katrina:
Reporters for NPR’s Next Generation Radio began their projects as part of a week-long multimedia training project.
Constanza Gallardo’s story revolves around Seattle resident Grace Seidel, who is fascinated by the Urban Death Project and wants her remains turned into compost.