TITLE

Christo clone wraps the Gesellschaftshaus

AUTHOR(S)
Williams, Dede
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;9/11/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 34, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on how French concept artist Christo packaged the Gesellschaftshaus, the social building of BASF, in polyamide as a customer event during the Forum pack.it.2006 held in Ludwigshafen, Germany in September 2006. The project is similar to the work done by the artist with polypropylene for the Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany. An intricate system of pumps moves the gleaming polyamide 6 sheets of the Gesellschaftshaus around, simulating a fluttering in the wind.
ACCESSION #
22403398

 

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