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.
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.
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…
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…
Amazon currently has a couple of the hard to get Architecture sets on sale. Brandenburg Gate (21011) is $29.48 (13% off) and the Imperial Hotel (21017) is $114.75 (12% off). There is nothing wrong with a sale on sand green elements!
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.…
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…
There are two new sets joining the Architecture line for 2015: A cute reproduction of the massive Lincoln Memorial in Washington, and the famous Flatiron building in New York. We got photos of both.
A confidential Lego catalog for 2015 has been leaked, revealing 121 images of new sets. Users have posted a full mirror of the 121-image haul here, including some really cool models like this Flatiron Building in the Architecture line:
Otago Daily Times reports on a fascinating art installation by Danish artist Olafur Eliasson at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery. There are over 150,000 white Lego bricks that are piled on a table which the audience is encouraged to use "to construct an evolving miniature cityscape.
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…
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!
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.
Fancy yourself the next Neutra, Meier or Lautner? Then you need the new Lego Architecture Studio. It's the perfect toolkit for any aspiring architect and designer. It's a completely free-building Lego experience. And it totally rocks.
Over 300 hours of hard work went into creating this Lego Acropolis. Starting tomorrow, builder Ryan McNaught—AKA TheBrickMan—will be displaying his creation at Sydney's Nicholson Museum. The classical build comes complete with a minifig Oedipus stabbing his eyes out, with blood spilling over the stage.
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…
The Lego Discovery Center in Westchester County, New York, has unveiled a new masterpiece: a 110-pound, 4,873 brick, 12-foot-tall model of One World Trade Center. It's spectacular.
The new Lego Sydney Opera House is a mahoossive 2,989-brick set that measures 11-inch high, 25-inch wide and 15-inch deep. Comparing it to its Lego Architecture counterpart is like comparing Jupiter to Earth. Naturally, the price is of Jovian proportions too: $320.