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11/12/2019 2:40:47 PM

Totally Cool! Levitating Building in the Busy Area of London!

If we told you that right now there was a building physically `floating` in the middle of one of the busiest areas in London, would you believe us?

Thanks to British artist Alex Chinneck, that concept is a reality. Carved entirely from polystyrene and designed to be a light as possible, this opulent building positioned in the centre of the iconic Covent Garden, is created to like part of the piazza itself.

With one exception....

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It seemingly appears to have separated itself from its foundations, as if rising up and floating in mid-air. But upon closer inspection, the illusion is made possible thanks to some elaborate engineering and impressive aesthetics.

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You can`t tell the difference between the fake and the real thing, to touch it, to see it. But it`s hovering. It`s extraordinarily complicated. As long as as many people enjoy it as possible, that`s my aim.

For the briefest of moments, however, members of the public could be forgiven for thinking they were witnessing the supernatural. Afterall, it`s not every day you turn the corner and witness an architectural illusion on such a grand scale.

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The seemingly gravity defying work is proudly on display right now in Covent Garden until the end of October. So you only a few weeks to visit it in person.
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Admit it, were you fooled to begin with?
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