In the 12-year history of the LEGO Architecture series, only two sets were cancelled before widespread release. Brick Architect had the unique opportunity to review one of them.
LEGO Architecture on CNN Style
In the article, Rok shared some new insights on the challenges in translating a real building to a LEGO set. I offered additional advise when designing your own LEGO architecture model: “Start by looking at the building, figuring out what the hardest part is going to be and building that first.”
I also talked about the many fan-made LEGO creations, including several models featured in The LEGO Architect, and some of the custom sets featured in on our list of Unofficial LEGO Architecture Sets.
If you want to read “LEGO architects and super-fans on designing perfect miniature worlds,” you will find it on CNN Style.
NEWLY RELEASED: Empire State Building & Trafalgar Square
- #21046 Empire State Building is a towering addition to the LEGO Architecture sereis. It has a whopping 1767 pieces for $129.99 / €99.99 / £89.99.
- #21045 Trafalgar Square is a unique addition to the Architecture series, as it includes a lot more landscaping details! It has 1197 pieces and is available now for $79.99 / €79.99 / £79.99.
(Our review copies are on the way—we’ll be sure to let you know what we think of the latest additions to the series!)
While the official LEGO Architecture sets focus on globally-recognized landmarks, many LEGO fans build intricate models of famous buildings from their home town. Let’s take a closer look at this custom LEGO set based on City Hall in Aarhus, Denmark.