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Old May 23rd, 2009, 10:25 AM   #1
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Lego Architecture

Well for those of you who are unaware, Lego has recently started a line of Lego Architecture sets.

http://www.brickset.com/search/?query=architecture

Sears Tower


John Hancock Center


Empire State Building


Seattle Space Needle


Solomon Guggenheim Museum


Fallingwater


Although a tad expensive for what is essentially just a mix of basic and some specialized bricks and elements, they look neat and are the sort of stuff you'd expect to be selling at the landmark in question's gift shop. :P

Here's hoping that they make more architecture sets using more landmarks and perhaps even world landmarks (one can always just design their own of course).
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Old May 23rd, 2009, 03:26 PM   #2
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The Sears tower must be difficult to build - a couple of big blocks stuck on top of each other.

Nah seriously, I'm surprised they didn't come out with something like this ages ago...in one of the earlier skyscraper booms.
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Old May 23rd, 2009, 04:00 PM   #3
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I wish they had these when I was a kid. Any from Dubai yet?
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Old July 15th, 2009, 02:08 PM   #4
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I hope they make global versions of this, using well known buildings from global cities.
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Old July 15th, 2009, 02:09 PM   #5
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Its not very exciting to build a skyscraper using legos.
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Old July 15th, 2009, 02:17 PM   #6
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That depends, if it's a minifig scale building, then by all means. But considering that these are just nice desktop additions in a microfig scale, then it fits, provided that there's adequate details in the structure. So far, I consider the Space Needle and Fallingwater as the ones with decent details and good builds.
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Old July 16th, 2009, 02:11 AM   #7
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Brings back a few early childhood Lego memories.

As you quite rightly said Lord David, Fallingwater and Space Needle are the standouts (albeit still pretty basic), which is interesting despite the latter appearing to have the least pieces of all of them.
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The lego Sears tower is a commercial robbery.
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Old July 16th, 2009, 03:03 AM   #9
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I saw the Guggenheim one in New York. They had a big display shelf full of that set in the Guggenheim gift shop. I would've gotten one if they weren't charging $50-$60 a pop. This is cool though. I hope they include some California marvels in their next batch.
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LEGO HOUSE

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