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The Houses of Parliament are built from a mix of asparagus, green beans and runner beans
December 13, 2009 6:13 AM   Subscribe

The recreation of London's skyline using fruits and vegetables is best understood through a "making of" video. (via)
posted by twoleftfeet (11 comments total) 8 users marked this as a favorite

 
Fuck me, has Charles become king already?
posted by Abiezer at 6:24 AM on December 13, 2009 [2 favorites]


The Gherkin, found in the Square mile, is cunningly crafted out of two types of melon

CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL FAIL
posted by Horace Rumpole at 6:35 AM on December 13, 2009 [7 favorites]


Charming.
posted by e.e. coli at 6:57 AM on December 13, 2009


The four food groups: Fast, Frozen, Instant, and Art.

Thanks twoleftfeet. Nice post.
posted by netbros at 7:04 AM on December 13, 2009


Oh noes HDR admin please hope
posted by nathancaswell at 7:13 AM on December 13, 2009


How appropriate that a substantial part of the Tower of London is made of baguette.
posted by Heretic at 9:19 AM on December 13, 2009


Niftyness. I love the video.

BTW, Mefi's done Carl Warner a couple of times before. Previously: (1) (2)
posted by palmcorder_yajna at 2:33 PM on December 13, 2009


Precisely what kind of fruit or vegetable is that at 1:08?
posted by darksasami at 5:05 PM on December 13, 2009


Tower of London is on the wrong side of Tower bridge.

If you're going to build out of vegetables at least get your landmarks correct goddamit.
posted by ciderwoman at 11:43 AM on December 14, 2009


Hmm, I was scouring the photo to figure out what bugged me so much and finally did...

What's up with the sunny skies? Not one tiny stormy cloud in sight. I'm telling you, this whole thing is a fake :O
posted by wet-raspberry at 6:37 PM on December 14, 2009


Amazing, but kinda wish the video showed them eating it too. Imagine the glue they used wasn't particularly tasty.
posted by theothertomelliott at 9:22 AM on December 15, 2009


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