Deltawerk //

A giant wave bassin served as a test site for the Dutch Deltaworks. Deltawerk // questions the ambition to build an indestructable Holland in times of climate change. Related to this, the artwork is also an experiment in making new ruins. In a radical way this intervention sheds new light on the practice of preserving cultural heritage: Hardcore Heritage.

 

Read more:

>>> Hardcore Heritage 
>>> Indestructible Holland, A tribute to a culture of delta experiments (PDF)

 

 

·Client: Natuurmonumenten & Dutch Cultural Heritage Agency

Artwork: RAAAF | Atelier de Lyon

Team: Erick de Lyon, Ronald & Erik Rietveld, David Habets

Photography: Jan Kempenaers (color), Jeroen Bosch (black & white)

Location: Waterloopbos, oorsterweg 36, 8316 PT Marknesse, Noordoostpolder

Status: opening September 27, 2018

 

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