Here’s an interesting blog post about Lego’s influence on architecture.
I saw this post today on Lynn Becker‘s blog, about building the Nagakin Capsule Tower out of Legos:
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…
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