Tallest LEGO Tower

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Brazil will be the first South American country to host the Summer Olympics which will be held in 2016, but first the country set their sites on building the world’s tallest tower, a record previously held by Chile.  The community of constructed their 500,000 piece LEGO tower last weekend which rose to a height of 102 feet-three inches.  School groups, families both kids and adults, joined in the team effort assembling the independent LEGO bricks that were stacked on top of each other eventually using a crane.

Cite: Minner, Kelly. "Tallest LEGO Tower" 16 Apr 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed 27 May 2015. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=126800>
  • http://bit.ly/neeblog Daniela

    Wow, taking legotecture to new heights. Too bad the crane wasn’t a lego crane :)