THE LEGO ARCHITECT

The LEGO Architect, by Tom Alphin

The LEGO Architect is a bestseller with tens of thousands of copies sold, and a 4.7 star average on Amazon. (The highest rating for any LEGO book with over 100 reviews.)

Become a LEGO architect!

Travel through the history of architecture in The LEGO Architect. Learn about styles like Neoclassical, Art Deco, Prairie, Modernism, Brutalism, Postmodernism, and High-tech. Find inspiration with LEGO reproductions of buildings from around the world. Follow simple instructions to build 12 models that explore each architectural style. Snap together some bricks and learn architecture the fun way!

No Starch Press The LEGO Architect was published by No Starch Press on September 24, 2015.
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Other editions

In addition to the original English release, The LEGO Architect has been translated into three additional languages: Japanese (July 2016), French (September 2016), Russian (October 2016), and Spanish (November 2016).

Reviews

Upcoming Author events

The LEGO Architect came out at the end of September, 2015. It has had an incredibly warm response, and has already been translated into Japanese. I have done several talks and book signing events, typically at LEGO conventions such as BrickCon (Seattle), BrickWorld (Chicago), Bricks Cascade (Portland), and BrickCan (Vancouver). My talks about LEGO and Architecture range from 30 minutes to over an hour. I have spoken at bookstores, to LEGO enthusiasts, and during the keynote presentation at a LEGO convention.

The LEGO Architect speaks! Visit the Events Page for past and upcoming events, or to schedule me to speak at your event.

Publicity

THE LEGO ARCHITECT has seen a positive response by the LEGO community, the architecture community, and the press at large. The following are select articles and reviews about the book:

Additional Resources

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  14. February 28, 2017

    […] Alphin, best selling author of The LEGO Architect, first started this custom LEGO labels project in 2014 and generously shared the labels with the […]

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