Gallery: NYC Gay Couples Wed Beneath Delicate Recycled Cardboard Pop-Up...

After waiting up to 22 years for New York City to recognize their right to be married, several same-sex couples sanctified their love beneath these poignant recycled pop-up chapels. Winner of a ten day Architizer design competition sponsored in part by The Knot, Z-A Studio's design called the "Kiss" is made out of two stacked honeycomb cardboard parts that have to lean on each other for support (just like couples do!). The chapels were erected in Central Park on July 30, 2011, where 24 same sex couples gathered to say their vows.

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