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Olympic Park replica made from LEGOs

© Warren Elsmore
© Warren Elsmore

With a quarter million LEGO bricks and 300 hours of finger intensive labor, Warren Elsmore and his wife constructed a mini replica of the 2012 Olympic Park in London. As Gizmodo reports, the model weighs about 80kg and would cost around $300,000 to build for scratch! The miniature world is complete with Anish Kapoor’s Orbit, Zaha Hadid’s Aquatics CentreWilkinson Eyre Architects’ Basketball Arena, Hopkins Architects’ Velodrome, and Populous’ Olympic Stadium. Continue after the break for a time-lapse video and more images.

© Warren Elsmore
© Warren Elsmore
© Warren Elsmore
© Warren Elsmore
© Warren Elsmore
© Warren Elsmore

Cite:Karissa Rosenfield. "Olympic Park replica made from LEGOs" 03 Aug 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/260105/olympic-park-replica-made-from-legos/>