Quarries I


"I found an organic architecture created by our pursuit of raw materials. Open-pit mines, funneling down, were to me like inverted pyramids. Photographing dimensional stone quarries was a deliberate act of going out to try to find something in the world that would match the kinds of forms I held in my imagination but had never seen in real life – the idea of inverted skyscrapers." Edward Burtynsky

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Bonus I

Bonus II