Archinect - News 2014-10-21T16:12:15-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/69671963/big-air-package-the-largest-inflated-envelope-in-history-by-christo Big Air Package: The Largest Inflated Envelope in History by Christo Archinect 2013-03-18T14:30:00-04:00 >2013-03-19T18:19:17-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/76/769e2cde44c5589fd306418172518a10.jpg" width="514" height="771" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>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.</p></em><br /><br /><p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/9f/9fb5441f7114851e4282a9808932e87b.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/29/295c4734b7d2af1607d9dd8068fe9f01.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/f5/f5edb8096ac42aa5f1b93b34e70c65a2.jpg" title=""></p> <p> <img alt="" src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/fd/fd8521a1eb1713fc21a7c3bdf76ad3ab.jpg" title=""></p>