Gallery: Brooklyn Rockwerks: Modern Sculptures Made From Massive Granit...

New York City is full of construction sites, many of which, thanks to rezoning and gentrification, are brand new buildings. To dig a new foundation for a big condo building, a lot of rocky earth needs to be moved, which developers and foremen pay a pretty penny to have sent to recycling facilities. That is, unless Adam Distenfeld has seen the excavated site. Distenfeld, the sculptor behind Brooklyn Rockwerks, reclaims massive boulders and slabs of granite from construction sites around the city and transforms them into beautiful modern sculptures.

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