Tub in Flight  A Prestigious and fancy material

Over the centuries the White Marble of Carrara has been used as a valuable material. The most illustrious artists and architects have created masterpieces like David, Laokoon-Group, Pietà, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, St. Peter’s Dome in Rome, Grande Arche de la Defence, Forum Romanum in Rome using marble from Carrara. In Carrara not only the cathedral even normal residences were constructed in white marble which keeps the buildings fresh during summertime.

Travelling around the world, the typical white marble of Carrara can be found in each continent:

  • Cathedral of Siena (Italy)
  • La Grande Arche de la Défense in Paris (France)
  • Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial (France)
  • Roissy Airport in Paris (France)
  • Nice Airport (France)
  • Statues on the Palace Bridge in Berlin (Germany)
  • St. Leodolds Church (Steinhof) in Vienna (Austria)
  • Marble Arch in London (UK)
  • Victoria Memorial in Londo (UK)
  • King Edvard VII Memorial in Burmingham (UK)
  • Sir Walter Scott Staue in Edinburgh (UK)
  • Oslo Opera House (Norway)
  • Hermitage/Winter Palace in St. Petersburg (Russian Federation)
  • Catherine the Great in Moskow (Russian Federation)
  • Sarcophagus of St. Hedwig, Queen of Poland in Cracow (Poland)
  • Robba fountain in Ljubljana (Slovenia)
  • St. Steven’s Statue in Budapest (Hungary)
  • Library of Congress in Washington D.C. (USA)
  • Harvard Medical School in Boston (USA)
  • Statue of Columbus in New York (USA)
  • Giuseppe Verdi Monument in New York (USA)
  • Encuentro, Sculpture in Miami (USA)
  • First Canadian Place in Toronto (Canada)
  • The Christ of Havannah (Kuba)
  • Monument for Bartolomé Mitre in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
  • Monumento de los Espanolos in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
  • Christobal Colòn Monument in Santiago de Chile (Chile)
  • Together, sculpture in Dubai (UAE)
  • Sheick Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi (UAE)
  • Grand Mosque of Sultan Qaboos in Muscat (Oman)
  • Wat Bechamabophit or the Marble Temple in Bangkok (Thailand)
  • Manila Cathedral (Philippines)
  • Akshard Temple in Delhi (India)
  • Parliament House in Caberra (Australia)
  • “City of Singapore” Firemen’s Memorial in Cheltenham (Australia)
  • Irish Dead of the 1798 Revolution in Bronte (Australia)
  • African Resistance ICCC Cape Town (South Africa)