Gallery: Franco Recchia Creates Amazing Microchip Cities from Recycled ...

 
We often refer to popular city skylines as iconic. Why? Because they don't change often and they're always there, shaping our horizons and watching over us as we scurry about. When skylines suddenly change, such as after the 9/11 attacks on New York City, we feel a sense of loss. Italian artist Franco Recchia likes to recreate the skylines of major cities in miniature form, but instead of using plants or staples (as we've seen before), he uses motherboards, CPUs, and memory chips from discarded personal computers.

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