Floating Walkway

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.

Floating Walkway
Floating Walkway
Floating Walkway
Floating Walkway
Floating Walkway
Floating Walkway
Floating Walkway

“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.