Olympic Park replica made from LEGOs

© 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 . 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

Images via Warren Elsmore Flickr Page.

Cite: Rosenfield, Karissa. "Olympic Park replica made from LEGOs" 03 Aug 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 19 Apr 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=260105>

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