Dam under construction in the Val di Fassa in the shadow of the Marmolada, Dolomites

RIBApix ref no RIBA38788
Artist/PhotographerWestwood, Bryan (1909-1990)
CountryItaly
CityVal di Fassa
Subject Date1950
Image Date1954
ViewExterior
MediumNegative
Library ReferenceBWN 3562
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Bryan & Norman Westwood / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This dam was built by ENEL (Ente Nazionale per l'Energia elettrica) the Italian energy provider. On completion the valley was flooded to create the artifical lake and reservoir, Lago di Fedaia.

Subject tags

dams, Landscape, construction sites, cranes