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This project required Echelman to work with a national historic monument, the 15th-century carved stone courtyard of Casa de Cordon, where Christopher Columbus was welcomed home from his New World Voyage by Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand. Now used as the headquarters of a bank, the sculpture focuses on energizing the atrium airspace while respecting the delicate environment.

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Materials and Size

Hand-knotted nylon lace net
Dimensions: 140 ft. x 130 ft. x 85 ft.


Art: Janet Echelman
Engineering: courtesy Caja de Burgos


The Palace of the Constables of Castile, Fundacion de Caja De Burgos, Spain

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