This cultural icon and Art Deco masterpiece is one of the 7 wonders of the modern world and was the world's tallest building for 40 years (740 pieces, Level 4) Nanoblocks are a superior building experience with greater challenge, sophistication and detail than any other construction set Build models with incredible detail, astounding authenticity and unparalleled realism, results unmatched by other block-based systems With bricks as small as 4mmx5mm and manufactured to the highest tolerances for a perfect fit, make amazing 3D art that fits in the palm of your hand The Smaller the Brick the Better the Build; all sets come with detailed step by step instructions, for ages 12 nanoblock from the USA collection Challenging three-dimensional puzzle with amazingly small sized building blocks 700 micro-sized building blocks Join in the Japanese 3D mini modelling block craze sweeping the world Full assembly instructions Nanoblock. The original micro-sized building block.For the construction set fan seeking a superior building experience, Nanoblock offers a greater challenge, sophistication and detail than any other system. Create exquisite 3D works of art with incredible realism and authenticity. With amazingly small bricks mere millimeters in size and manufactured to the highest tolerances for a secure fit, you can build display worthy sculptures that can fit in the palm of your hand. Execute the finest details building precise models with astounding results. Helps develop logical thinking, problem solving and fine motor skills. Each project includes step by step instructions. Take your building experience to the next level with nanoblocks.The Mini Collection series offers themed projects. Build replicas of common and exotic animals, favorite pets or intriguing insects. Celebrate your favorite hobby. Music lover? Build a guitar, drum set or grand piano. Explore rare marine life or travel back to the time of the dinosaurs. Learn about jungle inhabitants or the rare birds of the South American rainforest. Each model is amazingly detailed and realistic and is perfectly sized to be displayed on a desk or shelf.The Sights to See series recreates world famous landmarks and architectural icons. Travel to Paris for the Eiffel Tower, to Sydney and the Opera house, New York for the Empire State Building or ancient Greece for the Parthenon.The Advanced Hobby Series provides the ultimate challenge. Recreate the historic Titanic ocean liner on its transatlantic voyage; the White House or the Statue of Liberty. Travel to space in the Space Shuttle or back in time with a classic pirate ship. With thousands of individual pieces you can create amazing results.The smaller the brick, the better the build.Nanoblocks are designed by Kawada Ltd in Japan and brought to you by Schylling Toys, the world leader in traditional toys and classic fun. Construct one of the world's most iconic buildings in small, yet precise, detail with the Nanoblock Empire State Building. Using building blocks only millimeters wide, this fun and challenging set recreates the massive Empire State Building on a miniature scale. Standing just over 8 inches when constructed, this 740-piece set lets you create a detailed replica of one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World that fits in the palm of your hand.Enjoy a trip around the world with your own micro-sized Empire State Building from the nanoblock "Sites to See" series. View larger.Recreate One of the World's Most Iconic StructuresThe Empire State Building is one of the most famous structures ever erected. For many years the largest building on Earth, the Empire State Building is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. Using microsized building blocks, Nanoblock has recreated this iconic structure in precise detail on a truly miniature scale. This 740-piece set recreates the 102-story skyscraper in impressive detail, though the finished product is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand.Our testing team found assembling this 3D puzzle to be an enjoyable and exacting task. Although it could probably be assumed, Nanoblock sets are more suited for those with smaller hands as opposed to larger ones. With easy-to-follow color directions, this puzzle can be enjoyed equally by young children as well as adults--though young children might have an advantage in assembling it as they have much tinier hands. Nanoblock indicates the intended age for this set is eight and up, but younger builders who are familiar with building blocks and following instructions would probably be able to complete this set without problems.Precise 3D MinimodelingFeaturing building blocks as small as 4 by 4 by 5 millimeters (L x W x H ), Nanoblock uses a unique interlocking method called double fin technology to create pieces a fraction of the size of other blocks. Already a sensation in Japan, Nanoblock is bringing the 3D minimodeling craze to the rest of the world, offering fun and challenging puzzles for builders of all ages.What's in the Box740-piece Nanoblock Empire State Building puzzle and instructions.Empire State BuildingAt a Glance:Precise miniature recreation of the Empire State Building740-piece set stand over 8 inches when constructedMicrosized blocks are as small as 4 millimeters wideFun and challenging 3D modeling for builders of all agesAge/Weight Requirements:Eight years and upAssembly Requirements:Ready to build
This build really did not take that long, somewhere around 2-2.5 hours which surprised me due to the sheer number of pieces. I have a few of the Lego Architecture sets including the Empire State Building, this model looks a thousand times better, more detail, more interesting to build, more pieces, and Nanoblock accomplished all of this with a smaller foot print.I will not lie the actual building of the tower has you repeat the same steps a number of times, as you could probab..