Enjoy this imaginative interpretation of the UN Headquarters in LEGO bricks! Standing on the banks of New York City's East River, the United...... more
Enjoy this imaginative interpretation of the UN Headquarters in LEGO bricks! Standing on the banks of New York City's East River, the UnitedNations Headquarters has become one of the world's most iconic buildings. Now you can recreate this amazing tribute to modernism in no less than 597 LEGO bricks, from the smooth façade to the building at its base. Designed mainly by Le Corbusier and Oscar Niemeyer, the cornerstone was laid in 1949 and it was completed just three years later. This soaring architectural triumph is part of the LEGO Landmark series that pays tribute to some of the world's greatest buildings and makes a fine addition to your desk, office or playroom. This building is part of the LEGO Landmark series celebrating iconic world buildings Read the enclosed booklet in English and French giving fascinating details of its design and history Build the UnitedNations Headquarters from 597 individual LEGO bricks Build one of Le Corbusier and Niemeyer's greatest achievements in LEGO bricks Have your own version of the iconic UnitedNations Headquarters standing on your desk or office! Measures 8" (21cm) wide, 5" high (14cm), 6" (15cm) deep
UnitedNations "UnitedNations: A History" begins with its creation in 1945. Although the organization was created to prevent...... more
UnitedNations "UnitedNations: A History" begins with its creation in 1945. Although the organization was created to prevent war, many conflicts have arisen, ranging from The Korean War, to The Six Day War, to genocide in Bosnia and Rwanda. Stanley Meisler's in-depth research examines the crises and many key political leaders. In this second edition, Meisler brings his popular history up to date with accounts o Full description
Advantages: A fun and educational attractions for all the family to enjoy Disadvantages: The cafe could do with a little bit of TLC
...a large number of marine animals, without the need to learn how to scuba dive or gain a PhD in marine biology.
Finding the Ocean in Birmingham
The Sea Life Centre is located just off of Birmingham?s Board Street alongside the canal and next door to the Birmingham National Indoor Arena. For those of you that drive there is ample parking facilities just a short distance away in the main...
...In the past, I have often visited Sealife cenres around the coast of Britain, in locations such as Great Yarmouth and Blackpool, but I was surprised when they opened up one in Birmingham a few years ago. After all, we don't exactly live by the sea, and marine life isn't the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Birmingham! However, I do love visiting these places, and as Birmingham is...
Advantages: A lot to see, beautifully set out and all tanks so clean Disadvantages: Quite expensive and the soft play and picnic area was a bit manky
...and dolphins so are working with the WDCS ( Whale & Dolphin Conservation Society). My husband and I were most impressed with this work and it was obvious as we went round that the animals were being kept in very pleasant living conditions as all the tanks and habitats were so immaculately clean.
All in all we were most impressed with The National Sea Life Centre in Birmingham. It was so perfect...