Lago di iseo floating piers

Beginning this week, and lasting zum only 16 days, visitors to ns Italian Lake Iseo can "walk ~ above water." The Floating Piers zu sein the work von Christo and Jeanne-Claude, based on an idea first conceived in 1970. Built using 100,000 square meters des shimmering yellow fabric, carried über a modular floating dock system of 220,000 high-density polyethylene cubes, the installation—which sits nur above water level—undulates with the movement des the lake.

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According zu Italian nachrichten source, Leggo, two civilization were "seriously injured" und the fasst was "evacuated" ~ above its opening day early out to ns quantity des visitors and inclement weather conditions.

Those who endure The Floating Piers will feel favor they are walking on water – or maybe the back of a whale.

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For the erste time visitors tun können walk native Sulzano kommen sie Monte Isola and onto the island of san Paolo, which zu sein framed by The Floating Piers. "Like all des our projects, ns Floating Piers ist absolutely free and accessible 24 hours a day – weather permitting," stated Christo. "There are no tickets, no openings, no reservations und no owners. are in extension des the street und belong to everyone."


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A three kilometer-long walkway was created as The Floating Piers extend across ns water des Lake Iseo. Die piers room sixteen meters wide und approximately thirty-five centimeters high, v sloping sides. Ns fabric continues along over two kilometers von pedestrian streets in the towns von Sulzano and Peschiera Maraglio. The prokect to represent Christo’s erste large-scale project since ns death des Jeanne-Claude, und has to be funded entirely von his original works des art.


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The Floating Piers is available to visit from June 18th v July third 2016 (weather permitting).

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An aspect of this post references news from Leggo.


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Cite: James Taylor-Foster. "The Floating Piers opens up on Lake Iseo allowing Visitors kommen sie "Walk on Water"" 19 Jun 2016. conwayhistory.org. Accessed .
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