FLORALIS GENERICA

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This BIG sculpture Floralis Generica (23 meters high and weighs eighteen tons), which  is located at the United Nations Plaza in Buenos Aires, Argentina, was designed by Argentinian architect Eduardo Catalano.

It was constructed with airplane parts, made of stainless steel with aluminum skeleton. It has an electrical mechanism that closes and opens the petals depending on time of day.

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