Tour 13 project: stunning street art in condemned block

4 October 2013 Last updated at 12:55 BST

More than 100 street artists from around the world have transformed a 10 storey Paris tower block due for demolition, into a temporary work of art
Room in tower block art project Tour 13 in Paris
A 10-storey building in the French capital Paris has been been transformed into a work of art by more than 100 street artists. [Pictures: Rex Features/ Isa Harsin]
Two rooms painted by street artists in tower block art project Tour 13 in Paris
After gaining the relevant permissions, art gallery owner Mehdi Ben Cheikh invited artists from around the world to decorate every part of the building, inside and out. [Pictures: Rex Features/ Isa Harsin]
living room with a montage of faces inside tower block art project Tour 13 in Paris
The building is due to be demolished next spring, but participants in the project said they were comfortable with the idea that their artworks would be destroyed together with the building. [Pictures: Rex Features/ Isa Harsin]
It's a wonderful life message on a wall in tower block art project Tour 13 in Paris
Some artists didn't limit themselves to just paint, with this example using bits of rubble to decorate the well known phrase "It's a wonderful life." [Pictures: Rex Features/ Isa Harsin]
striking pair of green eyes in tower block art project Tour 13 in Paris
This artist seems to have used a mirrored wall to create this striking pair of green eyes. [Pictures: Rex Features/ Isa Harsin]
Outdoor of the tower block art project Tour 13 in Paris and an artist painting.
Even the exterior brickwork was painted by dedicated graffiti artists. Tour 13, as the project is called, is open to the public for one month before it will be lost forever. [Pictures: Rex Features/ Isa Harsin]