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Nature takes over famous landmarks in these post-apocalyptic digital paintings
Only 20 years after the fall of humanity, many of our most symbolic creations would be under siege by the elements — or at least that's what these artists promoting the launch of 'The Last of Us' will make you believe.
Wed, Aug 06, 2014 at 02:15 PM
The grounds of King's College Chapel, Cambridge, as imagined 20 years after the apocalypse. (Photo: Peter Baustaedter)
To promote the launch of its 2013 post-apocalyptic zombie game "The Last of Us"
, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe hired acclaimed digital artists Peter Baustaedter and John Walters to reimagine famous landmarks in a post-apocalyptic world
. Since the game takes place 20 years after a devastating pandemic destroys most of humanity, Sony gave Baustaedter and Walters the same rules, handing over stock photography of everything from the Eiffel Tower in Paris to Buckingham Palace in London. What the pair produced is nothing short of amazing, giving us a glimpse at how quickly the dividing line between humanity and nature would disappear.
Canals of Amsterdam
Berlin's Central Station
Statue of Poseidon, Gardens of Versailles, France
Buckingham Palace, London
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