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The wind sprayed – this is the new Zurich water game

It was, yesterday afternoon, 14.25 p.m., as the city would move the emotions. The lake sloshed joyfully and, for the Celebration of the day, the storm warnings were blinking, the Wind is tight, the Zurich flag on the front of the lake of Zurich-ships taut in the sky. Only the twelve fountains in front of the harbour Close, were at half-mast. .

point 14.25 PM so stood out from the Bürkliplatz, the MS frying-pan in the lake. The Mission: inauguration of the "Aquaretums" in front of the port Close. An order of the frying-pan 21 years ago already once, and obviously to the satisfaction had been met. In 1998, the first water was inaugurated in the game there is a fountain that shot pretty classic water in the sky. It is a gift of the Zurich insurance, which celebrated its 125-year anniversary.

grew up Yesterday at 15.01 PM, then for the first Time, officially, the "Aquaretum" in front of the harbour Close to the sky. Twelve rays twelve stainless steel balls, up to thirty meters high.

reference to the old fountain

This project has financed the Zurich-insurance. She was invited yesterday to the Panhandle. It seemed as if the twelve fountains of pitting themselves against the Wind, something that you will not do otherwise: turn off especially for the occasion, you had to the appropriate wind sensor. Instead of pure radiation, to the apex point, there was Spray. It could be read as a reference to the old fountain.

in Spite of everything you received on the cruise yesterday an impression of what can game of this water: In the constantly changing choreography and break down again, in the rhythm of the background dancing. The fact is at the core of this work of art, designed by Fischer architects, in collaboration with the sound artist Andres Bosshard: It traces the seismic movements, measured in the Degen Ried below the Dolders,.

The data collected be broken down into their individual parts – speed, acceleration, and with the four rays shown. For most of the movement of storms on the oceans of the world: The giant waves are in Zurich measurement and the "Aquaretum" is visible. (Tages-Anzeiger)

Created: 16.05.2019, 11:52 PM

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