Archinect - News 2014-09-17T09:48:05-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/79925818/in-orbit-tom-s-saraceno-s-gigantic-floating-installation in orbit - Tomás Saraceno's gigantic floating installation Archinect 2013-08-20T17:58:00-04:00 >2013-08-26T18:33:24-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fc/fcc153a2a668a64fa03655075c09d32f.jpg" width="514" height="531" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Artist and architect Tom&aacute;s Saraceno [...] created a massive layered installation that&rsquo;s suspended more than 25 meters (approx. 82 feet) in the air of the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen museum in D&uuml;sseldorf, Germany. &ldquo;in orbit&rdquo; stretches across the piazza under the mammoth glass ceiling of the K21 St&auml;ndehaus with its three levels of steel wire netting. Situated on the three levels are six inflated spheres that range in size, with the largest being 27 feet in diameter.</p></em><br /><br /><p> Previously: <a href="http://archinect.com/news/article/48571177/tomas-sarceno-s-met-museum-rooftop-installation-cloud-city-now-open" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Tomas Sarceno's Met Museum Rooftop Installation 'Cloud City' Now Open</a></p> http://archinect.com/news/article/48571177/tomas-sarceno-s-met-museum-rooftop-installation-cloud-city-now-open Tomas Sarceno's Met Museum Rooftop Installation 'Cloud City' Now Open DianePham 2012-05-15T16:55:00-04:00 >2012-05-31T08:07:49-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/b6/b6ju5m3yvtr5cfc3.jpg" width="514" height="350" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Yesterday's gray sky and drizzle couldn't keep anxious press away from the rooftop of the Metropolitan Museum of Art where Argentine artist and architect Tomas Saraceno was officially debuting his new project "Cloud City". A sculptural constellation of 16 geodesic pods, Cloud City "floats" above the museum's roof anchored by steel cables... The futuristic construction features over 100 planes...</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>