New York based artist Nathan Sawaya was commissioned to build this sculpture celebrating New Orleans for permanent installation in the New Orleans public library.
"The Rebirth of New Orleans" was inspired from drawings children submitted answering the question "What is important in the rebuilding of New Orleans".
Inspired by children "The Rebirth of New Orleans" was also built in a medium originally for children...
Nathan Sawaya is a brick artist with more than 1,5000,000 Lego bricks which he uses to create these amazing sculptures.
You can find his work at The Art of the Brick