In 1993, the Basque sculptor Eduardo Chillida, received a commission of the Canary Islands for a monument / sculpture in Tindaya Mountain, on Fuerteventura. Chillida's idea was to create a large empty void inside, with dimensions 50 x 50 x 50 meters, with an entrance tunnel of 200 meters and two skylights.
In Progress: Salvador Dalí Museum / HOK + Beck Group
Salvador Dali Museum. HOK hok.com along with Beck Group beckgroup.com has designed a new museum to house the works of Salvador Dalí in St. Petersburg, Florida. The architecture, greatly inspired by the great surrealist, “combines elements of the classical and the fantastical,” according to the director of the museum. The design speaks to the essence of Dalí while incorporating functional elements to combat Florida’s tough weather.