Floating pier Hristo
• Floating pier Hristo
In northern Italy on Lake Iseo paved yellow floating walkways. Installation "Floating pier Christ," on the idea of artists, allows you to walk right by the lake.
Feel like Bruce Almighty!
Floating pier Hristo made here of those plastic cubes, which are then covered with an orange film. They, as a float, hold water and are able to withstand the weight of a person.
On the creation of the installation took 200 thousand plastic cubes.
Artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude invented the floating trail back in the 1970s, but began to put into practice only in 2014.
Sketches floating pier Christ.
The American sculptor Hristo Yavashev tries his unfinished creation.
While seemingly simple, this is a fairly complex structure. In March this year, a few months before the opening of the trail, divers secured concrete anchors on the bottom of the lake, which were to hold the plastic cubes.
Create Floating pier Christ, in April 2016.
Create Floating pier Christ, in May 2016.
The next stage of creation - the wrapping of an orange film.
By the way, it is in the sun can change color to yellow.
Yellow path length is 5.5 km, 3 of which are laid on the water. It links the coastal village of Sulzano, the island Monte Isola and the islet of San Paolo. Around the latter path and forms a "Floating pier Christ."
As mentioned above, part of the Orange trail passes through the streets.
According to the artist, the installation should be available around the clock, but a few days after the opening of the authorities banned the night walking on the pontoons.
Floating pier Christ from above.
Floating pier Hristo opened June 18, 2016. trail round the clock and free of charge was available for everyone Until July 3rd. Then dismantled structure, and its constituent elements are sent for processing.
On the surface able to walk during that time 1.3 million people.
It seems to be true.
A few more photos of the unusual orange trail - Floating pier Christ.