Sure, you’re not actually walking on water, but environmental sculptor Christo’s latest installation is as close as you’ll probably get. Called “The Floating Piers,” these floating pathways, made from stain-resistant fabric, span Lake Iseo in northern Italy. This two-mile-long temporary bridge enables visitors to walk from the mainland to two small islands in the lake. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.
“The $16.8 million project was a massive feat to complete with involvement from French deep-sea divers and Bulgarian athletes to engineers and local officials. The floating walkway comprises a waterproof and stain-resistant saffron-colored fabric draped over 220,000 floating polyethylene cubes installed to form a 53-foot-wide spine,” according to Inhabitat.