Early Tuesday morning, a giant crane rolled on campus at University of California, San Diego, to hoist a 70,000-pound house on top of a seven-story building.
Artist Do Ho Suh’s miniature house, “Fallen Star,” is the 18th in the Stuart Collection of artwork designed specifically for the campus.
The action Tuesday morning drew students, faculty, staff, Stuart Collection volunteers and interested art onlookers to see the feat of engineering-meets-art-meets-architecture.
We knew guys like construction supervisor Don Franken were losing sleep as the hoist got closer, fretting over the details that had to go right in succession.
So we were eager to watch. Here are some photographs from Tuesday morning: