“The project is about direction,” said Christo. “I was impressed by the fact that some people who worked or lived on one of the islands were not able to move in other ways if not through boats. I wanted to give them the chance to walk.” WSJ
From June 18 to July 3, Northern Italy's Lake Iseo has been reimagined by Christo and Jeanne-Claude with a floating dock covered in vibrant yellow fabric. Conceived by the couple in 1970, The Floating Piers project is the first large-scale artwork since The Gates project back in 2005. Check out news coverage from the Telegraph to the Wall Street Journal, to DesignBoom. Enjoy!