suckerPUNCH: describe your project.
simon TAKASAKI: EVERREST … the monument to the end of mining in the heap Duhamel / Germany is characterized by the special treatment of the history of the site and the end of the mining industry. The 30 m high walk-in sculpture holds
the path of the history of the place and its use to its open, undefined future. As a memorial the sculpture offers the viewer a path within a mountain landscape appearing topography.
Thus, this path leads over a natural base of broken bricks, boulders and a harmonic changing landscape into a cavernous, but light and airy, almost nature-sacred main hall.