Capsula Mundi: a tree for life

A project in Italia, Italy by Anna and Raoul

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An egg-shaped pod to come back to the biological cycle of life after death. Your tree as a legacy for the Earth.
Backers: 236
Average Pledge Per Backer: €100

Funded: €23,548 of €60,000
Dates: May 26th -> Jul 1st (36 days)
Project By: Anna and Raoul
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Latest News


June 23rd - via:
The article below has been published in Domus! Capsula Mundi is a cultural and broad-based design project by Anna Citelli and Raoul Bretzel, which envisions a different approach to the way we think about death. It’s main objective is to promote... (Read More)

Another milestone!

June 21st - via:
We have passed the 30% of our goal. We don't lots of time so please, hurry up and bake it!  Thanks to everyone has supported us! Capsula Mundi project is on your hand! Let's make it real together.  (Read More)

Be part of this cultural shift!

June 20th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00    (Read More)

We got the 20%. Together we can do it

June 15th - via:
We would like to thank all the bakers of our project. We got the 20% of the goal and we still have 16 days to reach it! Please help us to make it real. Why to fund it? Because you love trees. Because you want to change the approach to death. Because... (Read More)

Bye-Bye Coffins! These Organic Burial Pods Will Turn You Into A Tree When You Die

June 13th - via:
Another great article about Capsula Mundi! Thanks to! When we originally wrote about this project about a year ago, Capsula Mundi was in the early stages of development. They’ve recently started a Kickstarter and have made... (Read More)


June 9th - via:
Every year we cut down around 15 billions of trees: a dark wound on our planet. Only in United States more than 30 bilions of board feet of precious wood are used to make coffins. Trees were on the Earth before us: they can survive without us, but... (Read More)

I'll be a tree!

June 7th - via:
We are glad to share with you the video "I'll be a tree" with some of the pictures we received from our supporters, telling us which tree they would like to be! Thanks to everyone. And please keep sending us your pics! If you want to... (Read More)

Great media coverage!

June 6th - via:
Hi guys, we'd like to share with you some of the great recent articles published about Capsula Mundi! Hope they help you to decide to bake our project! Have a nice week! Capsula Mundi aims to help you turn into a tree after you die - Treehugger... (Read More)

Which tree would you like to be?

June 2nd - via:
Some of the pictures we have just received!  Hi there! We are still on time to be part of the video "I'll be a tree!".  Choosing the tree is an important matter for everyone, it is our legacy for the future of the planet and for our loved ones.... (Read More)

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