This Floating Walkway Is Christo's First Truly Important Work of Art

Over the weekend, my social media feeds were draped in neon orange as the world exuberantly shared the first photos of Christo’s latest work, The Floating Piers, a 1.8-mile walkway across an Italian lake. It is easily the artist’s most ambitious piece from an engineering perspective—and one that actually adds value to…

This massive flat-topped pyramid will be built in Abu Dhabi — guess what it’ll be made of

Once complete, it will occupy a space larger than the Great Pyramids of Giza and rise taller than St. Paul's Cathedral. It's called the Mastaba — a 150 meter (500 feet) tall flat-topped pyramidal structure that was just approved for construction by Abu Dhabi officials. Designed by acclaimed artist Christo, the…