Lego group builds mini Olympic model

It may not set any world records, but this plastic village spares no detail. The Hong Kong Lego User Group paid homage to the Beijing Olympics with a series of models. View pictures of the Olympic Stadium (the “Bird’s nest”), Olympic Village, National Aquatics Center (water cube), and residence buildings. 

08/14/2008


 



Itmay not set any world records, but this plastic village spares no details. The Hong Kong Lego User Group (HKLUG) paid homage to the Beijing Olympics with a series of models of the Olympic Stadium (the “Bird’s nest”), Olympic Village, National Aquatics Center (water cube), and residence buildings. The models use about 300,000 Lego bricks and 4,500 Lego people characters and were built in less than 100 hours.


HKLUG is a non-profit organization that promotes Lego by creating high-quality art works.


Click any of the images for a larger view.




Above the
Bird's nest
Olympic
Village
Inside the
Water cube
The
Water cube





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