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Last Updated: Thursday March 11 2010 14:11 GMT

In pics: Card 'building' breaks record

Bryan Berg standing in the middle of the cardstack

It took Bryan Berg 44 days and more than 4,000 decks of playing cards to make this massive 10 metre-high model.

Card building

His building is a replica of the Venetian Macao hotel in China and amazingly he didn't use any tape or glue to keep it up.

Bryan Berg places a card on the building

Bryan's a trained architect but says he got his card-stacking skills from his grandfather.

Bryan Berg sitting behind his card building

The whole construction weighs 272 kilograms - that's about the same as an adult tiger.

Bryan Berg holding certificate from the Guiness Book of Records

He's broken his own Guinness World Record for the largest house of free-standing playing cards.