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Hands on with the Lego version of New York's iconic Flatiron Building

First seen way back in October of last year, Lego’s version of the Flatiron building—one of New York’s most iconic landmarks next to the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building—is finally available for those looking for a souvenir of the city, or to add to their Lego Architecture collection. » 5/01/15 9:00am 5/01/15 9:00am

Another Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece gets the Lego treatment

Even if architects like Marcel Breuer or Walter Gropius don’t sound familiar to you, you’ve probably heard of Frank Lloyd Wright. He’s a household name when it comes to architecture, and his Wingspread house, finished in 1939, is his latest masterpiece to be converted into the ideal Lego home for your minifigs. » 4/27/15 11:25am 4/27/15 11:25am

Fill the Gap contest aims to put Lego architecture in empty spaces

Earlier today, on the Lego Architecture Facebook page, a new building contest known as #FillTheGap was announced. By building a small model out of white and/or transparent Lego bricks, similar to those in Architecture Studio (21050), and photographing it into the backdrop of your town or city, uploading it to… » 1/15/15 1:39pm 1/15/15 1:39pm

180,000 pieces and 420 hours of work went into the Lego Taliesin West

On display in the pavilion of Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West home in Scottsdale, AZ until April of 2015, this gigantic model is impressive from every angle. Architectural artist Adam Reed Tucker spent 160 hours on research and design and then along with 30 local schoolchildren, who helped with assembly, spent… » 1/13/15 1:40pm 1/13/15 1:40pm

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… » 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