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Ace Kim | September 27th, 2013 | LEGO Architecture, Reviews

Review: 21018 United Nations Headquarters

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Late last week, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon helped complete a large scale model of the United Nations headquarters as part of the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit focused on “Architects of a Better World.”

Ban Ki-moon 3
image via LEGO Foundation

The model is based on the upcoming LEGO Architecture set 21018 United Nations Headquarters which goes on sale at LEGO Shop@Home on October 1 with a double VIP points promotion for that month. Or you can buy it right now from Amazon.com for $46.74, a small 7% savings discount as I write this.

It’s a little difficult to review Architecture sets without having personally visited the building that it’s modeled after. The best one can do in that position is to look at pictures online. Thankfully, the instruction booklet can help. Like the instructions found in other Architecture sets, this was a thick booklet offering pictures and words on the history and significance of the building. I thumbed through it briefly, wanting to get straight to the building instructions.

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Ace Kim | May 10th, 2013 | LEGO Architecture, News

New Architecture Set: 21018 United Nations Headquarters

LEGO 2013 Architecture 21018 United Nations Headquarters

The LEGO Architecture theme keeps going strong with the latest addition to their lineup: 21018 United Nations Headquarters. As Tohst likes to point out, this set sees the black levers or control sticks in white. No word on pricing or availability yet.

Thanks to Tohst for the heads up.

via Brickset via motayan