Living in an East Berlin ‘Plattenbau’ apparently left young design scholar Sergei Hein with a lifelong geometry obsession. This loving video homage to Tetris is also Hein’s creative way of parodying the identical Socialist buildings of Soviet times.
The legendary ‘90s computer game was re-imagined using the proportions of an apartment building across the street from where Hein grew up. In addition to an amazing time-lapse sky sequence, shot with a digital single lens reflex, Hein used After Effects for the humorous 3D animation. The project took about two weeks.
After all this talk about Tetris, we think it’s only fair to let you play a round (Play Tetris online)
Watch Berlin block Tetris below: