Gallery: “The Big Dig” in China is a Ginormous Green Hole in the Ground


These Chinese spectators staring at “The Big Dig” exhibit at the Xi’an International Horticultural Expo are clearly wondering why there is a giant hole in the ground – and so, probably, are you. German design firm Topotek1 was asked to build a garden exhibit for the expo which they were happy to do, except instead of sticking with the same old standard two dimensional program, they dug a swirling green hole that explores what it would be like if, say, the temperatures on earth become so unbearable that people decide to dig a giant tunnel that leads all the way to China. The exhibit or hole in Xi’an is the imaginary destination – the place where subterranean travelers would arrive!

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