Thursday, 23 Sep, 2010 Offbeat

Students Builds Castle Using 50,000 Milk Carton Boxes


Registered in the Guinness Book of Records this huge carton castles is the world's biggest sculpture created using recycled materials.

The designer of this castle is a Spanish architecture student from the Facultad de Arquitectura de Granada.

To create the sculpture, he asked 5,000 local elementary students to provide as many cardboard milk containers as they could. In the end he was able to build an interactive citadel composed of 50,000 carton boxes stuck together with glue and staples.

According to the Guinness Book of Records, the castle measures 29 metres (95 ft 1 in) in length, 14.07 metres (46 ft 1 in) in width and 7 meters (22 ft 11 in) in height, informs .

The structure boasts a turret tower, an open roof, and a large maze.

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