Minecraft Bi-Weekly Build Challenge #127: Landmark

#**[LAST WEEK’S THEME: TALL SHIP](https://www.reddit.com/r/Minecraft/comments/o46ls7/minecraft_biweekly_build_challenge_126_tall_ships/)**

#**Gold**

[Hot-Bad3809](https://imgur.com/a/rWMmBLT)

This is a great build, and when I look at it, I just feel that it is such an grand and important tall ship. No idea why, but those are the feelings that it invokes. However, this is a good thing. It’s one thing to build something that looks good, but nothing else. However, to create something that makes me feel an emotion is even greater. Only small complaint is the interior which seemed a little barren (look at the second album in his comment), but still felt complete enough to deserve the win.

Great job!

#**Silver**

[MrRavenist](https://youtu.be/03SnlV5QiNs)

I really loved the depth in the side of this build. The stairs and slabs made from wood made the hull of the ship really pop. I also liked the fence posts between the sails. The dark oak contrasted nicely with the sails. I felt you may have had one too many colours in the hull? There was blue, yellow, white and some brown. And while I liked certain combinations, I’m not sure if they all worked together. But that might just be me.

Great build!

#**Bronze**

[kokolihapihiviVanukas](https://imgur.com/a/S3SuwER)

Well this ship is massive.

However even with something so big, it still looks great. I love how the sails seem to be fluttering in the wind. It adds a small level of detail and also some much needed depth in a build this size. Personally, I liked the glass being used a ropes (not sure if that’s the technical term) however I think you might have needed to cut down? The build seemed very busy towards the middle. That being said, it still looked breathtaking!

Great job!

**Honourable mentions**

[KarmaChip](https://imgur.com/a/Dt4ZsOF)

#**Introduction**

If you are ever looking for inspiration for a build, it’s best to look to our own world. Throughout history, we have created some marvelous things through many countries. This week, we’ll be highlighting our favorites by recreating them in game.

Whether it is from your own country, someplace you have visited, or another that you want to go, I’m looking forward to seeing your builds!

**Inspiration**

#**Challenge**

**Landmark**

Build a landmark from the real world. It must still exist (we’ve already done challenges for structures that no longer exist) or have existed in the 20th century (in case some places have been recently destroyed/burnt down/etc.)

Please include a picture of what you are replicating.

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#**Rules**

1. **Submitting an entry** To submit an entry, you must comment on this post and format your comment like this:

>**Title of submission**

>**Link to submission photos or video (preferably youtube or Imgur)**

>**Comments**

2\. **Vanilla only** No mods that add new blocks or items are allowed. **No resource packs are allowed**. Any minecraft version is allowed and you may build with custom terrain, creative mode, world edit or etc as long as it doesn’t add any new blocks to the game. **Shader pictures can be added in a SEPERATE album as bonus pictures.** None of those pictures will be accounted for when we judge the entries. Only vanilla screenshots.

3\. **Any version of minecraft** i.e. PS3, Xbox 360, Pocket Edition.

4\. **No preexisting builds** We’re going with the honour system here but if anything had already been built before the start of the contest, don’t submit it.

5\. **Build teams are allowed** There may be more that one person building for a challenge but only one person may submit their entry with their account

6\. **New textures are allowed** The new versions of Jappa’s textures are allowed to be used along with old legacy textures.

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#**Points and leaderboards**

[Link to sheet. The leaderboards are on the 2nd page](https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1jPvIRHMTokS0l4pxYjPVfRyKiigkV1yQYidO4YvhiGk/edit?usp=sharing)

———— points and judging:**

There is only 3 winners each week. Each participant will get 2 points for submitting their entry. There are honourable mentions but they do not get any extra points.

Anybody that places Bronze with gets **4 points**

Anybody that places Silver gets **6 points**

Anybody that places Gold gets **8 points**

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#**Schedule (AST)**

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**Sunday, July 4th 2021:** Challenge begins!

**Saturday morning (around 11:00 AM AST), July 17th 2021:** Contest is closed. No other submissions will be allowed.

**Sunday morning, July 18th 2021** A new challenge and winners are announced in that post

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