Cornell University Design VII (Spring 2014)
The sleek marble face in contrast to the coarse hillside
Assignemnt: to document the site of In Between Stone and Air
The site is an abandoned white marble quarry in southern Spain. Approaching the pinnacle of the mountain from a distance, the marble feels like a secret, buried in the earth and forgotten. Only glimpses are visible for afar.
The jagged cuts from the extraction machinery form a zig-zag stepping terrace, as if the mountainside is being broken into still giant facades. Large rust colored veins run through the pure white like streaking rain drops.
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