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Forget snowmen... architects build scale models of Norwich Castle and Norwich Cathedral

The architects built a scale model of Norwich Castle Keep. Credit: LSI Architects

With the battle for best 'Beast of the East' snowman raging - architects in Norfolk have taken things a step further.

LSI Architects decided to put their construction skills to use in the freezing temperatures - and built a scale model of Norwich Castle.

The architects say they've been amazed by the response to their snow castle. Credit: LSI Architects.

"We used a few things lying around in the office as moulds to build our own snow version of Norwich castle – complete with castle mound and bridge and other details that make it so recognisable.

"We’ve been amazed by the response on social media to something that was just us having a bit of fun in the snow.”

– Blair Luther-Veitch, LSI Architects

But then things got a bit competitive.

After checking out the snow castle, fellow Norwich firm Chaplin Farrant decided to raise the bar even further.

Its architects and engineers spent their lunchtime constructing a full scale model of Norwich Cathedral - complete with its own icicle spire.

Chaplin Farrant's scale model of Norwich Cathedral. Credit: Chaplin Farrant

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