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LEGO United Nations Building Announced

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 28, 2013 01:04 AM
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by Eric last modified Sep 27, 2013

The United Nations is much in the news recently. Well, the UN will get a little more press, now that the famed headquarters building will become the newest addition to the LEGO Architecture series. More after the jump... Standing alongside New York City’s East River, the United Nations Headquarters is a global beacon of international collaboration, exemplified also in its modernist architectural design, achieved by a team of multinational architects including Le Corbrusier and Oscar...




 

 

Screen Shot 2013-09-26 at 10.45.45 PMThe United Nations is much in the news recently. Well, the UN will get a little more press, now that the famed headquarters building will become the newest addition to the LEGO Architecture series. More after the jump...

Standing alongside New York City’s East River, the United Nations Headquarters is a global beacon of international collaboration, exemplified also in its modernist architectural design, achieved by a team of multinational architects including Le Corbrusier and Oscar Niemeyer. Construction on the site began in 1947 and the building opened in August 1950. This detailed replica model is the latest addition to the LEGO® Architecture Landmark Series that celebrates some of the world’s greatest architectural icons.   
 
Kit features:
· 597 pieces
· Measures 8” (21cm) wide, 5” (14cm) high, 6” (15cm) deep
· Booklet included with details on design and history
· Recommended for ages 12+
· $49.99 USD
· Available at select national toy, book and discount merchandise retailers, museum and specialty gift shops, or online retailers, including www.shop.LEGO.com starting October 1, 2013.

 

 

 
 
 

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