There’s something simple and beautiful about the construction of this paper city from Australian design firm Qube Konstrukt. The paper city was built entirely from folded paper to fit within a 2.5 meter square. It looks a modernized version of a model train city.


You can see the paper city come to life in this clever 30-second animated TV spot, which advertises what you can do once you have your own piece of paper — that is, your diploma.

Dale Dougherty

Dale Dougherty

I’m founder of MAKE magazine and creator of Maker Faire, which are produced by Maker Media, where I’m Executive Chairman. I am also Chairman of the Maker Education Initiative (

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