Join Early Access
Be the first to know about our new curated channels and new platform functionalities updates.

Enter your email address to be added to the list. We'll email you very soon.
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
Instant access to new channels
The top stories curated daily
Weekly roundups of what's important
Weekly roundups of what's important
Original features and deep dives
Exclusive community features
Become a Member
Join Free
Log in to your account
Log in
By creating an account, you agree Term & Conditions and accept our Policy.
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
Don't have an account? Register now.
Big Air Package by Christo
Alexander Zaxarov
Nov 5, 2019

Big Air Package is the latest project from artist Christo installed at the Gasometer Oberhausen in Germany.

A facility that still holds the record as the largest disc-type gas holder in Europe that was converted into an exhibition hall in the 1990s. Big Air Package is the largest ever inflated envelope without aid of a skeleton (Gasometer Oberhausen bills it as “the largest indoor sculpture in history”) and reaches 90 meters high, with a diameter of 50 meters and a volume of 177,000 cubic meters. The work was conceived in 2010 and is Christo’s first major work after the passing of his wife and artistic partner Jeanne-Claude in 2009.

No items found.
No items found.
Alexander Zaxarov
November 5, 2019

Big Air Package is the latest project from artist Christo installed at the Gasometer Oberhausen in Germany.

A facility that still holds the record as the largest disc-type gas holder in Europe that was converted into an exhibition hall in the 1990s. Big Air Package is the largest ever inflated envelope without aid of a skeleton (Gasometer Oberhausen bills it as “the largest indoor sculpture in history”) and reaches 90 meters high, with a diameter of 50 meters and a volume of 177,000 cubic meters. The work was conceived in 2010 and is Christo’s first major work after the passing of his wife and artistic partner Jeanne-Claude in 2009.

section is proudly under the patronage of:
Introducing Channels
Feed your curiosity and make better sense of the world through carefully-curated channels that matter to you.
Discover the most inspiring stories, people and ideas through channels you love.
Get Early AccessExplore channels
Daily human-curation.
Weekly roundups.

Worlds-class sources.

Meaningful ideas.
No ads, no personal data.
Coronavirus
DwellWell
climax logo thisispaper
DwellWell
Lifespan
>nocode<
+ 3 more
Thisispaper Shop
Spring Sale
30-50% off
Visit Shop