Bryan Berg is a professional “cardstacker” who builds houses of cards on a very large scale.Trained as an architect, Bryan Berg is the only known person to make a living building structures with freestanding playing cards. He uses no tape, glue, or tricks, and his method has been tested to support 660 lbs. per square foot.Berg earned a Professional Degree in Architecture from Iowa State University in 1997, and served on the design faculty there for three years. In 2004, Berg earned his Master of Design Studies from the Harvard Graduate School of Design.Berg has stacked cards for corporate special events, public relations campaigns, and science and children’s museums in many U.S. cities, Canada, Europe, and Asia. Berg’s clients have included Walt Disney World, a Lexus commercial, Procter & Gamble, American major league baseball and hockey, and the San Francisco Opera among others. He also participated in a music video by The Bravery, playing a lonely man who builds a fantasy world out of cards.
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July 4th, 2011 Renuka