The Floating Piers, Lake Iseo, Italy, 2014-16

The Floating Piers, Lake Iseo, Italy, 2014-16

From the evening of June 15 to the evening of June 17, teams unfurl 100,000 square meters of shimmering dahlia-yellow fabric on the piers and pedestrian streets in Sulzano and Peschiera Maraglio

Photo: Wolfgang Volz

© 2016 Christo

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The Floating Piers, Lake Iseo, Italy, 2014-16

The Floating Piers, Lake Iseo, Italy, 2014-16

From the evening of June 15 to the evening of June 17, teams unfurl 100,000 square meters of shimmering dahlia-yellow fabric on the piers and pedestrian streets in Sulzano and Peschiera Maraglio

Photo: Wolfgang Volz

© 2016 Christo

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The Floating Piers, Lake Iseo, Italy, 2014-16

The Floating Piers, Lake Iseo, Italy, 2014-16

From the evening of June 15 to the evening of June 17, teams unfurl 100,000 square meters of shimmering dahlia-yellow fabric on the piers and pedestrian streets in Sulzano and Peschiera Maraglio

Photo: Wolfgang Volz

© 2016 Christo

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Christo - The Floating Piers

Christo - The Floating Piers

(PROJECT FOR LAKE ISEO, ITALY)

Aerial view of the project’s building yard on the Montecolino peninsula (left) and the parking area for the thirty 100 by 16 meter sections on Lake Iseo (left), February 2016

Photo: Wolfgang Volz

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Christo - The Floating Piers

Christo - The Floating Piers

(PROJECT FOR LAKE ISEO, ITALY)

At geo – die Luftwerker, 75,000 square meters of yellow fabric are sewn into panels, Lübeck, Germany, February 2016

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Christo - The Floating Piers

Christo - The Floating Piers

(PROJECT FOR LAKE ISEO, ITALY)

At a factory in Fondotoce at Lago Maggiore, 200,000 high-density polyethylene cubes are manufactured over a period of eight months before delivery to the work site in Montecolino, January 2016

Photo: Wolfgang Volz

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Christo - The Floating Piers

Christo - The Floating Piers

(PROJECT FOR LAKE ISEO, ITALY)

At a factory in Fondotoce at Lago Maggiore, 200,000 high-density polyethylene cubes are manufactured over a period of eight months before delivery to project work site in Montecolino, January 2016

Photo: Wolfgang Volz

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Christo - The Floating Piers

Christo - The Floating Piers

(PROJECT FOR LAKE ISEO, ITALY)

At the headquarters in Montecolino, construction workers assemble the piers, which are assembled in 100-meter-long segments and stored outside Montecolino on Lake Iseo, January 2016

Photo: Wolfgang Volz

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