Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Lego Creation: Build Up Japan Project

Lego celebrated its 50th year in Japan by inviting five thousand children to help create a futuristic map of Japan using 1.8 million Lego bricks. Using only ivory pieces, school kids of all ages assembled the landscape of imaginary structures in six workshops scattered across the country. Once each work group put the finishing touches on their assigned islands, the finished products were assembled in the Tokyo International Forum exhibition hall as part of the Piece of PEACE exhibition, which highlights models of World Heritage projects built of Legos. The completed map stretched almost 82 feet.

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