06/02/2013 09:53 GMT | Updated 08/04/2013 06:12 BST

Artist Recreates London, Paris And Berlin Using Cardboard Boxes

If you've ever sat at your desk and felt pleased with yourself for making a passable paper aeroplane, look away now.

British artist Chris Gilmour has made entire cityscapes out of cardboard boxes, including London, Paris and Berlin.

The 40-foot replica of London features the London Eye, St. Paul's Cathedral and the Shard and took him two days to make.

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Chris Gilmour's London

Big Ben is another feature and stands at an impressive eight-foot high (or is it eight boxes?), as a cardboard Tourer bur passes over London Bridge.

Elsewhere in the project - named 'You can build anything when you put your mind to it' - the Bradenburg Gate and Effiel Tower feature, all made from nothing more than cardboard and glue.

It's certainly one way to brighten up your office.



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