Alberto Burri ~ "Grande Cretto" (1984-1989) Gibellina. The piece commemorates the destruction of the Western Sicilian town of Gibellina in a catastrophic 1968 earthquake. Area over 120 000 square meters | 1 300 000 sq ft.
Open air theater and rain water collector. Hollowed out in the field, allows you to create a dam for storing rainwater. When empty it can be uesd for open air theatre. Estudio de Arquitectura y Paisaje. Architecture and landscape studio.
Man-made craters, scooped out of granular lava cinders, shelter grapevines - from National Geographic, 1969. In La Geria, Lanzarote, the Canary Islands. "This technique gathers water from rain and mist and keeps the plants from the burning Saharan winds."