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LEGO® Invites You To 'Release Your Inner Architect'

It?s hard to find an architecture enthusiast who wasn?t obsessed with LEGO as a kid. Many of us would spend hours carefully placing the small, colorful blocks to make our crazy, imaginary environments in our heads a reality?well, somewhat. Whether it was building a dream home for your dolls or simply trying to construct the tallest tower, LEGO was certainly responsible for the first flirtations with the profession. It is no question this tool unleashes our creativity, and this can be demonstrated in a variety of ways.

It?s hard to find an architecture enthusiast who wasn?t obsessed with LEGO as a kid. Many of us would spend hours carefully placing the small, colorful blocks to make our crazy, imaginary environments in our heads a reality?well, somewhat. Whether it was building a dream home for your dolls or simply trying to construct the tallest tower, LEGO was certainly responsible for the first flirtations with the profession. It is no question this tool unleashes our creativity, and this can be demonstrated in a variety of ways.For this reason, we searched our archive for some architects which highlight the creative and innovative ways LEGO is being used in adult-life. From a few pieces of the LEGO® Architecture Series to the appropriation of some important offices such as Zaha Hadid Architects and MVRDV, urban interventions are being inspired by toys and even serving as a furniture mold.New architecture LEGO kits make you feel like a master model-maker while letting you embrace your inner child. Build your own mini Neoclassical dome or Prairie House by Frank Lloyd Wright! How to Become a LEGO® ArchitectAdmit it: you have a secret LEGO® stash somewhere. Before you had even considered becoming an architect, you had already built cities, developed housing, and mastered the art of using every last brick, no matter the size. Have you ever wanted to feel what it is like living inside a LEGO creation" Airbnb teamed up with LEGO to offer fanatics a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spend the night in no other than BIG?s LEGO House in Billund, Denmark. Call for Entries: Spend a Night at the LEGO House, Courtesy of AirbnbAirbnb has teamed up with LEGO to offer fanatics the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spend the night in the newly-opened LEGO House in Billund, Denmark. Contest winners will be able to enjoy the BIG-designed building all for themselves for one night, where they will be treated to a special program of events before retiring to the bedroom located beneath a 6-metre-tall LEGO waterfall and surrounded by a pool of bricks.
LEGO doesn?t have to be limited to the imaginary world?it can be used for real-world problems too! Artist Jan Vormann uses the colorful blocks to mend crumbling walls and masonry around the world. Using LEGO to Save Crumbling Cities and BuildingsAfter 10 years of exploring the world and making LEGO interventions to city walls and masonry in disrepair, artist Jan Vormann invites you to contribute to the ongoing pro...
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