One of the largest Lego creations ever constructed is a 16-ft-tall model of an Egyptian pharaoh that looks suspiciously like King Tut. The giant pharaoh stood floating down the River Thames on its way to Legoland in Windsor, England, where it was the centerpiece of Legoland’s Kingdom of the Pharaohs, which opened on March 21, 2009. The pharaoh required more than 200,000 Lego bricks and weighs one ton.
Created by bazmarc at Trossen Robotics, the WALL-E LEGO is fully automated and animated and programed using Labview’s NXT-G software. It was entirely made of Lego parts and Lego NXT Mindstorms Robotic System for brains.
3Venice in LEGO
This amazing version in LEGO of Venice, Italy, shows its water canal-laced landscape, complete with the Grand Canal and even St. Mark’s Square.
4LEGO Dome of the Rock
Arthur Gugick created this beautifully detailed Dome of the Rock rendered in LEGO.
5C3PO and a Clone Wars Trooper in LEGO
These great, life-sized Lego models of C3PO and a Clone Wars Trooper were presented at the annual Toy Fair in 2008.Gizmodo reports it’s “a big secret” how many Lego bricks it took to construct each one, but we couldn’t care less, they look amazing.
6Yamato Battleship in LEGO
Japanese LEGO craftsman Jun Brick recreated the famous Japanese Battleship Yamato in Lego form (the real World War II-era one, not the space battleship). He has documented the building-in-progress on his site, which took six years and four months in total. In some ways the making of might be more interesting than the final product, which is nonetheless impressive. The superstructure aircraft carrier measures with a length of over 21 feet and and a height of over three feet. It weighs in at over three hundred thirty pounds.
76-foot-tall Jesus LEGO Statue
Parishioners at a church in Sweden celebrated Easter 2009 by unveiling a 6-foot-tall (1.8-meter-tall) statue of Jesus that they had built out of 30,000 Lego blocks.It took the 40 volunteers about 18 months to put all the tiny plastic blocks together, and their creation shows a standing Jesus facing forward with his arms outstretched.The work, a copy of Danish sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen’s Resurrected Christ, took 1 1/2 years to construct.
8LEGO Space shuttle
Two Japanese LEGOsmiths used a whopping 65,000 bricks and 1,590 man hours to complete the stunning diorama, which even simulates a launch with flashing lights under the boosters and a vocal countdown. The only thing it doesn’t do is lift off. As part of the “Nasu Space Center,” the Lego Space shuttle appeared as a scene in Nasu Highland Park, an amusement park in Japan.
An impressive church made from more than 75,000 Lego pieces, it took about 18 months to plan, build and photograph. Actual size is about 7 feet by 5.5 feet by 2.5 feet. According to the builder it will seat 1,372 Lego people, has 3,976 windows, stairs to a balcony, restrooms, coat rooms, a baptistery, alter, pulpit, several mosaics, and an elaborate pipe organ.
10The Bird Nest Stadium in LEGO
The Beijing National Stadium, nicknamed the “Bird Nest”, is a very unique, outstanding and most accomplished stadium and building architecture in the world. On such amazing piece of design, you won’t expect LEGO to miss out building it.
Hong Kong LEGO Users Group (HKLUG) used 300,000 LEGO bricks and 4,500 LEGO mini-figures to build and construct a 3m x 8m artistic LEGO Sport City with the theme of Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. The landmarks of the LEGO Sports City are of course, the Bird Nest sports ground. The LEGO Sports City is currently on display and exhibits at Grand Century Place, Mongkok, Kowloon, Hong Kong until 31st August 2008. The LEGO city been built is considered by HKLUG to be one of the most amazing LEGO productions ever in China.
Made entirely of over 75,000 LEGO bricks in eight colours, the world’s largest Singapore Airlines LEGO aircraft model took the entire team of professional LEGO model builders at LEGOLAND more than 600 hours to construct. It is currently on display at “MiniWorld” in the main LEGOLAND Park in Billund, Denmark.The model retains the dimension, scale and design of an actual Singapore Airlines A380 aircraft. Measuring 2.9 metres in length, it has a wingspan of 3.2 metres and stands at 1 metre. The total weight of the model is 125 kg, including 100 kg of LEGO bricks.
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