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LEGO Architecture United Nations Headquarters (21018) Now Available

The new LEGO Architecture United Nations Headquarters (21018) is now available for sale at LEGO brand stores and on Shop@Homeicon. A couple of weeks ago, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon completed a large scale model of the set. Remember if you order from LEGO this month, you can get Double VIP Points.

Enjoy this imaginative interpretation of the UN Headquarters in LEGO bricks!

Standing on the banks of New York City’s East River, the United Nations Headquarters has become one of the world’s most iconic buildings. Now you can recreate this amazing tribute to modernism in no less than 597 LEGO bricks, from the smooth façade to the building at its base. Designed mainly by Le Corbusier and Oscar Niemeyer, the cornerstone was laid in 1949 and it was completed just three years later. This soaring architectural triumph is part of the LEGO Landmark series that pays tribute to some of the world’s greatest buildings and makes a fine addition to your desk, office or playroom.

  • This building is part of the LEGO Landmark series celebrating iconic world buildings
  • Read the enclosed booklet in English and French giving fascinating details of its design and history
  • Build the United Nations Headquarters from 597 individual LEGO bricks
  • Build one of Le Corbusier and Niemeyer’s greatest achievements in LEGO bricks
  • Have your own version of the iconic United Nations Headquarters standing on your desk or office!
  • Measures 8” (21cm) wide, 5” high (14cm), 6” (15cm) deep

LEGO Architecture United Nations Headquarters (21018) Revealed

LEGO Architecture United Nations Headquarters (21018)

There is a new LEGO Architecture set that was revealed by Flickr user, motayan, and it is the United Nations Headquarters (21018). The set contains 597 but there is no word on pricing or release date as of yet. Located in the Turtle Bay neighborhood of Manhattan in New York City, the UN Headquarters started construction in 1948 and was completed in 1952. Do you think this set is a decent representation of the actual building in New York?

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