Ban Ki-moon added the final LEGO brick to the model of UN Headquarters
September 28, 2013 in Just for Fun
LEGO Foundation helped to organise the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit on “Architects of a Better World,” where a number of global CEOs carried out series of exercises with creativity kits of LEGO bricks. They built their vision of a stronger future for education, human rights and the environment. Our community member Jacquie Lloyd helped to make this wonderful event alive – we are looking forward to reading her post about this exciting summit.
At the event Secretary-General of the UN Ban Ki-moon finalized the UN model built with LEGO bricks with the Chairman of the LEGO Foundation, Kjeld Kirk Kristiansen, and LEGO Foundation CEO, Dr. Randa Grob-Zakhary. The model displayed at the UN scales to 165cm high x 240cm wide x 168cm deep providing an authentic representation of the actual UN Headquarters. The model used a total of 90,300 LEGO bricks.
If you are interested to do the same then you may use a smaller scale LEGO Architecture United Nations Headquarters model made of 597 bricks (25.9×11.2×11.2 cm, designed by Adam Reed Tucker).
Source of the news: Lego Foundation