Architect turns 67,000 tiny Lego pieces into Vatican City State replica


Rocco Buttliere, a LEGO architect from Chicago, is seen next to the Vatican City State replica he created that was on display Aug. 14-15, 2021, at the LEGO BrickUniverse convention at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner, La. He spent three months in 2020 creating the scale model from 67,000 LEGOS pieces. He also completed a 114,000-piece LEGO artwork of first-century Jerusalem. (CNS photo/Peter Finney Jr., Clarion Herald)