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World’s Tallest LEGO Tower Constructed in Seoul

World’s Tallest LEGO Tower Constructed in Seoul

In celebration of LEG0’s 80th birthday, Danish Crown Prince Frederik unveiled the world’s largest LEGO tower in South Korea last week. Nearly 4,000 children stacked 50,000 bricks in five days to help build the 105-foot-tall tower in front of Seoul’s Olympic Stadium. The structure surpassed the previous records set last year in France at 103-feet and in Brazil at 102-feet. As reported by The Daily Mail, the record has been broken more than 30 times since the first LEGO tower was constructed in London in 1988 at a height of less than 50-feet.

Reference: The Huffington Post, The Daily Mail

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "World’s Tallest LEGO Tower Constructed in Seoul" 21 May 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <>