Year of Completion

1962

Client

Christo and Jeanne-Claude

Material of interest

Recycled Materials

Material Used

Oil barrels

Properties of Materials

A wall of re-purposed Oil Barrels was used to create a wall on a narrow Paris Street. This installation was done to protest the Berlin Wall.

Material Properties

Material of interest: Recycled material

Material used: Oil barrels

Properties of material: A wall of re-purposed Oil Barrels was used to create a wall on a narrow Paris Street. This installation was done to protest the Berlin Wall.

Application

Installation

Climate

Marine West Coast

Keywords

Installation, Marine West Coast

Location

Rue Visconti, Paris, France

Sources

Case study by Alison Andrews, Washington University in St. Louis.

Architect website: http://www.christojeanneclaude. net/projects/wall-of-oil-barrels---the-iron-curtain#. UoPMYXCkq4I

Other: http://www.nyc.gov/html/thegates/images/photos/01_rue_visconti.jpg

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Date submitted

March 2014

Disciplines

Architecture

Wall of Oil Barrels - The Iron Curtain in Rue Visconti, Paris, France

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