rainbow igloo by daniel gray
rainbow igloo by daniel gray rainbow igloo by daniel gray
jan 07, 2013

rainbow igloo by daniel gray

a rainbow igloo by daniel gray



wanting to keep her daughter’s boyfriend, daniel gray, occupied during the winter months – brigid burton from edmonton, canada asked him to build a rainbow igloo. last year, burton began filling milk cartons with colored water and setting them in the freezing temperatures to create icy bricks. gray, an engineering student, along with family and friends, took on the task and spent nearly 150 hours stacking the 500 ice blocks into place.



engineering student daniel gray stacking the colored bricks



the team spent nearly 150 hours stacking the 500 ice blocks into place




 via colossal


  • Very cool.

    150 hours seems like an awfully long time. That’s almost a month of 40-hour weeks.

    Tony Renner says:
  • maybe the 150 hours includes pouring the die in the molds and the time it took to freeze them (so in total, about 5 hours) and then maybe the time to build (being generous, 24 hours, im assuming they might have had to let layers freeze really well before continuing) and then the time it took to take the images (apparently about 20 minutes) and finally plus the time it took to get drunk in and around it (about 120 hours) so….well yeah, actually they were right, 150 hours! still, cool, nice job fellas

    J. frost says:
  • i think J. Frost hit the nail on the head. Getting drunk in and around things is a time consuming activity

    Price says:
  • I love this project, but those jackets… they are the worst looking skiing jackets in the world!

    jonas says:
  • cool, but I thought they forgot to build the entrance at the begin, haha : )

    yumi says:
  • A very successful project .

    John says:
  • I love this project

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