Capsula Mundi is a cultural and broad-based project, which envisions a different approach to the way we think about death. It's an egg-shaped pod, an ancient and perfect form, made of biodegradable material, where our departed loved ones are placed for burial. Ashes will be held in small Capsulas while bodies will be laid down in a fetal position in larger pods. The pod will then be buried as a seed in the earth. A tree, chosen in life by the deceased, will be planted on top of it and serve as a memorial for the departed and as a legacy for posterity and the future of our planet. Family and friends will continue to care for the tree as it grows. Cemeteries will acquire a new look and, instead of the cold grey landscape we see today, they will grow into vibrant woodlands. The project is still in a start-up phase, but encouraged by worldwide enthusiasm for our concept, we are working to make it become a reality.


If you want to be part of a big cultural shift, make a donation to help us to develop the Capsula Mundi project. Your support is precious!


I'll be a tree

Help us to make it real!
Thanks for your photos, thanks for telling us which tree you would like to be. Now we ask you another help! If you want to be a tree when you’ll die and if you want this project to be a reality, stand up for it project. We would like to thank Steve La Rosa for the music of the video!