This is Dubai’s project “The World,” unveiled in 2003. This project features 300 man-made islands arranged to mimic Earth’s continents. These islands are for sale, so one can actually buy the entire North American continent.
HARRY BERTOIA, Installing a monumental Sonambient sounding sculpture outside the Colorado National Bank (architect Minoru Yamasaki) in 1976. Image from The World of Bertoia (2003),courtesy of Val Bertoia.