I got a request from a couple who were getting married at Rennie Mackintosh’s House for an Art Lover to
Originally posted on City Forward:
I saw this post today on Lynn Becker‘s blog, about building the Nagakin Capsule Tower out of Legos: Compare with the original building It’s strikingly similar; and it got me thinking – what influence has Lego had on modern architecture? Old, ornate buildings like the Taj Mahal require special pieces and a lot of them, but a lot of more contemporary buildings are recognizable even with only basic bricks: Then there’s some buildings that look pretty Lego-inspired. I searched for an hour today to re-locate a photo I saw of a new art center (or school?) in Chicago, that is basically a short box striped in Lego colors. (Anyone have any idea what it is?) [will post photo when I finally track it down] THEN there’s an actual fusion of Lego and architecture, in which building design is all at Lego scale, and/or Lego bricks are physically integrated into the building. Exhibit A: Flickr pool…
Back in January I received a request through Twitter to make a model of the old entrance to Celtic Park’s
The Barrowland Ballroom has a special place in my heart. It’s where I’ve seen some of the most memorable live
Putting the finishing touches to Lego buildings usually requires some kind of authentic-looking signage. I’ve used quite a few different
If you’re seriously thinking about any Lego architecture project, you need to get to know the humble ‘jumper’ plate. The
It may seem like a daft thing to write a post about, but it’s not as straightforward as you think.
It seems you can’t go anyhwere in Glasgow without coming across images of the Duke of Wellington statue on Royal
The much-loved Glasgow Film Theatre (originally the Cosmo Cinema) was the first purpose-built arthouse cinema outside of London, and the
A few insights into this Southside institution and my Lego homage to it.