the world's most visited architecture website
i

Sign up now and start saving and organizing your favorite architecture projects and photos

Sign up now to save and organize your favorite architecture projects

i

Find the most inspiring products for your projects in our Product Catalog.

Find the most inspiring products in our Product Catalog.

i

Get the ArchDaily Chrome Extension and be inspired with every new tab. Install here »

i

All over the world, architects are finding cool ways to re-use run-down old buildings. Click here to see the best in Refurbishment Architecture.

Want to see the coolest refurbishment projects? Click here.

i

Immerse yourself in inspiring buildings with our selection of 360 videos. Click here.

See our immersive, inspiring 360 videos. Click here.

All
Projects
Products
Events
Competitions
Navigate articles using your keyboard
  1. ArchDaily
  2. News
  3. Tel Aviv's World Record Breaking LEGO Structure

Tel Aviv's World Record Breaking LEGO Structure

Tel Aviv's World Record Breaking LEGO Structure
via Instagram
via Instagram

Thousands of people in Tel Aviv put together over 500,000 plastic building blocks to create the tallest LEGO structure in the world. The project was created in memory of 8-year-old Omer Sayag, who loved the toy blocks before he was taken by cancer in 2014.

About to B 🏗🌇

A post shared by Irit Mizrachi Ledereich (@iritmizrachi) on

Tel Aviv City Hall and Young Engineers, an advocate group for learning through model construction, sponsored this nearly month-long event. From December 12th to the 24th, over two dozen community organizations created their sections of the tower. Their names appear on the creation in Hebrew and Arabic.

For two days, the unique sections were stacked together in Tel Aviv’s city center, Rabin Square. It stands at 35.96 meters (117 feet 11 inches). The measurements, along with drone photography, are to be submitted to Guinness to validate the record-breaking feat.

About this author
Lindsey Leardi
Author
Cite: Lindsey Leardi. "Tel Aviv's World Record Breaking LEGO Structure" 01 Jan 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/886299/tel-avivs-world-record-breaking-lego-structure/> ISSN 0719-8884
via Credit Abir Sultan/European Pressphoto Agency

世界上最高乐高拼接记录诞生!