Shanghai recreated in dice and poker chips

Liu Jianhua recreated the Shanghai skyline from dice and poker-chips -- the gigantic piece was displayed at Galleria Continua in San Gimignano, Italy. The close-up detail view (shot by Flickr user cinghialino and licensed Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike) is spectacular.

Liu Jianhua - Unreal Scene (2008), Liu Jianhua - Unreal Scene (2008) (detail view) (via Neatorama)


  1. What timing. I’m finally getting around to reading Diamond Age. I’m now going to see Shanghai of the book look like this on my head…

  2. Whoah, I thought it was legos too.

    My bad.

    -abs feels abashed at going on appearance instead of what the words near the cool picture actually said *oops*

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