Students and staff at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville built a cardboard box fort made of 4,822 boxes. They set the record in partnership with Up To UTK and UT Recycling to act as a visual representation of the nation's increasing national debt and the correlation it has with our increasing environmental impacts. Learn more about the feat here.
Greg Arrigoni used 1434 Qualtex balloons to build a balloon
arch. The balloons were three feet in diameter. The arch measured 600
feet wide and 340 feet tall. It took 65 tanks of helium to fill the
balloons. The arch was built at the Grand Excursion festival to
commemorate the the 150-year anniversary of the founding of St. Paul,
Divya Prakash Pandey was admitted to the Craft and Design Program at
the School of Engineering and Technology of Indira Gandhi National Open
University at the age of six.
Pandey has had a keen interest in pottery since childhood. He has
achieved remarkable results during his course by recreating the famous
magic trick "Water of India", designing different patterns and
creating innovative ideas.
Nolan Loughlin assembled a triangular structure made of 171 soda cans.
Thomas McGinniss created an isometric cube in Microsoft Word in
Led by Kate K., a group of people created a God’s eye measuring 139 inches in width. They set the record at BOX13 ArtSpace in Houston, Texas. Roughly 50 visitors participated in wrapping the giant sticks braced in the corner with the weave-able objects piled on the gallery floor.
Harshal Rana built a pyramid made of 3,311 Solo Cups.
Peter Craig built a triangular structure out of 66 toilet paper rolls.
Eric Candino, Tyler Johnson, CJ Robitsek, Chris Hein, Mike Bradely, and
Michael Tischler made a triangular structure made out of 300 Solo
There were 24 cups at the base of the triangle. The team subtracted one
cup for each tier until they got to the top.
Chris Ruen constructed an origami box made with a chewing gum wrapper
that measured 3/4" across each side.
Todd Spiro built is a stadium measuring 3 feet in height, 9 feet in
length and 5 feet in width. Only paper towel rolls, cardboard shirt
inserts, and wooden building blocks were used in its construction.
The finished Stellated Icosahedron model measured 21 x 21 x 21
inches. It was folded from 30 pieces of 22-inch square colored poster
Joel Kahn and Randi Prince built a kite measuring 3969 square inches
(63in x 63in) using just newspaper and Q-Tips. They stipulated the frame
and supporting structure had to be made entirely of Q-Tips and the
rest of the kite made only with newspaper.
Seven graphic designers from Alfalfa Studio and MyORB hit
the streets of Soho in New York City and danced to Michael Jackson’s
Louis Hyde built an origami tetrahedron 31" in height. Each side of
the tetrahedron is 41.5" in height.
Hyde built the piece on February 21, 2010 at the 2nd Annual Brooklyn
World Record Day, an event hosted by RecordSetter in conjunction
with Beam Camp as part of their Inventgenuity Festival
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