This Lego Lake Point Tower needs to be an architecture set

Great enough to slot right into the Architecture line, this set designed by Jens Ohrndorf is a fantastic thing. The building is a wonderful tribute to the luxury condos on Lakeshore drive in Chicago, IL. I'm really impressed with the use of minifigure hair and Medusa headpieces for the trees, that is super clever.… » 12/05/14 5:28pm 12/05/14 5:28pm

This Lego building started with train track

Builder lisqr has shared this extremely interesting office building he calls Pirate 100. Architecture builds are always interesting to me, but this one is especially cool because in the land of blocks, it is really rare that you get curved shapes. He accomplished this by utilizing the curved tracks for Lego trains as… » 11/19/14 4:12pm 11/19/14 4:12pm

Gigantic Lego St. Pancras Station is 120,000 bricks of brilliant!

Warren Elsmore, a former IT consultant, gave up his job over a year ago to pursue his passion: Making badass buildings with Lego. His St. Pancras station build is incredibly detailed and quite impressive. It's made the rounds at Lego events and conventions around Europe and at 120,000 bricks, it's a pretty epic… » 3/10/14 3:17pm 3/10/14 3:17pm

Review: Lego Sydney Opera House is 2,989 bricks of awesome

The Sydney Opera House, designed by Jørn Utzon, opened October 20th, 1963. It quickly came to be regarded as a modern architectural marvel. Now, 40 years later, this UNESCO World Heritage Site has the epic Lego model it deserves. It's nearly-3,000 bricks of Lego beauty. And believe me, this thing is HUGE! » 12/18/13 10:35pm 12/18/13 10:35pm

Lego United Nations HQ seems way more functional than the real one

The United Nations is gigantic bureaucracy in which different tribes fight each other for power and dollars, incidentally helping the world from time to time. But they have awesome headquarters in New York City's East River, designed by Le Corbusier and Oscar Niemeyer. Now it's available in Lego form. » 9/26/13 6:16pm 9/26/13 6:16pm

The New Lego Tower of Orthanc Is Simply Gigantabulous

Lord of the Rings and Lego fans of the world, get ready to sink $200 in the new 2359-piece, 28-inch tall Lego Tower of Orthanc set, which includes six floors: dungeon, entrance hall, Saruman’s throne room, alchemy room, library and the secret attic to which you can access using a secret stair. It's now available for… » 7/02/13 7:44pm 7/02/13 7:44pm

This Gigantic Building Will Be Lego Paradise on Earth

Lego has been creeping its way into the architecture market for years now—see their Mies van der Rohe and Frank Lloyd Wright models for reference—but they've steered clear of building full-scale buildings based on the modular plastic bricks. No longer: today, the company unveiled designs for a visitor center that will… » 6/05/13 2:05pm 6/05/13 2:05pm

The 130,000-piece decayed Victorian Lego home of my dreams

This impressive build by lego artist Mike Doyle is described as a “textural exploration of decay with a Victorian home engulfed in mud.” The mud has tore down walls and is pouring out over the porch. Architecturally, it’s quite stunning. The angled roofs, lines and symmetry provide a stark contrast to the carnage… » 2/26/13 11:45am 2/26/13 11:45am

New Lego Palace Cinema Is Gizmodo's Desired Lego Set of the Month

Watch Astrid—Lego designer by day and awesome dancer and fencer by night—show and explain the newest set in the awesome Lego Creator Modular Building series: the 10232 Palace Cinema. Why? Because 1) it's our desired Lego set of the month, 2) she's one of its authors, and 3) she has an awesome Danish accent. » 1/25/13 4:20pm 1/25/13 4:20pm