LEGO Towers by Bjarke Ingels Group

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Danish architects Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) will show a LEGO model of their LEGO Towers project for an upcoming exhibition at Storefront for Architecture and Design in New York.

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The 1:50 scale model uses 250,000 bricks and took five weeks to build.

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A time-lapse movie showing the construction of the model is on YouTube.

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The exhibition, called BIG City, presents five proposals for high-density living at the gallery, and opens on 2 October.

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LEGO Towers is a proposal for a residential, retail and hotel development in Copenhagen. More info on BIG's website.

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  • Nuno

    Dude… i dig this! It would be great if someone would build this 1/1 size! Dream on… :D

  • its breathing

    Rem will be definitely envying that!!! :)

  • Grzechu

    pretty cool

  • Damdadda

    Masterpiece!! I really find the tention between building and landscape super interesting. word

  • Zender

    Dude… you made me want to buy Legos!!!!

  • Dekodex

    Can one of you define words like “Masterpiece!!” or “Rem will be definitely envying that!!!” i dont understand what is so amazing on such stupid idea of 3d pixel…thx

  • gabriel

    its masterpiece because its a 50-50 balance of inside/outside. can you imagine being in here? it seems awesome for urban space as well.

  • abdulqadirabas

    i am enjoying the way all the legos being clicked and steeped up,it’s not smooth (cos its a squarish lego block) but still projecting and idea of a working contour builtform.

  • http://mocoloco.com Harry

    More LEGO buildings here:

    http://building-utopolis.com

  • suckmybackbitch

    3d pixels…zzz
    toys for a big boy…zzz
    i’m gonna go video games