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The set includes a model of Big Ben, built in sand and grey colours, and. It is nearly 20 centimeters tall. It has four clock face pieces, all of which have the time set at nearly quarter to 12. The vertical effect on the sides of the building is done using vent pieces, placed at a 90 degree angle.
The real Big Ben was completed in 1858, and is part of Westminster Palace. The term 'Big Ben' properly refers to just the largest bell inside the tower, but is commonly used to refer to the tower itself.
- The instructions include a section containing information on Big Ben's architecture and history.
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Recreate the world's most iconic timepieces – the Big Ben Clock Tower!
Presenting the Big Ben Clock Tower, one of the world's most instantly recognizable landmarks. Standing at the northeast corner of the Palace of Westminster in London, England, the Big Ben Clock Tower was erected from 1843–1859 following a fire that burned down much of the original palace. The clock tower features classical design with a distinct gothic influence. The clockwork itself was designed by Edward John Dent shortly after construction of the tower began. This LEGO® Architecture series interpretation of the Big Ben Clock Tower was designed by Slovenian architect Roc Z. Kobe in collaboration with the LEGO design team.
Interpretation of real-world architectural landmark, the Big Ben Clock Tower Booklet included with details on design and history (English language only. Other languages available for download.) Collect the entire landmark series! LEGO® Architecture inspires future architects, engineers and designers as well as architecture fans around the world using the LEGO brick as a medium for reproducing esteemed structures Measures 7.7” (19.4cm) tall, 3.8” (9.6cm) wide and 3.1” (8cm) deep