Lego Architecture: The Visual Guide

Philip Wilkinson (Author)
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Description

Created in close collaboration with The LEGO Group and Adam Reed Tucker, LEGO(R) Architecture visionary, LEGO Architecture: The Visual Guide takes a deep look at the artists, builders, and inspiration behind the LEGO Architecture series. Beautifully illustrated and annotated, this visual guide allows you to explore the LEGO team's creative process in building and understand how LEGO artists translated such iconic buildings into these buildable LEGO sets.

Stunning images and in-depth exploration of the real buildings like the Guggenheim(TM) or the Empire State Building, on which the LEGO Architecture series is based, provide you with a comprehensive look at the creation of these intricate sets. Learn why the LEGO team chose certain pieces and what particular challenges they faced. Read about the inspiration behind the creative processes and what designing and building techniques were used on various sets.

Featuring profiles of the LEGO artists and builders who created the series and packaged in a sleek protective slipcase, LEGO Architecture: The Visual Guide is the ultimate illustrated tour of the LEGO Architecture series in all its micro-scale detail.

Product Details

Price
$40.00  $36.80
Publisher
DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Publish Date
September 01, 2014
Pages
232
Dimensions
10.74 X 1.54 X 10.92 inches | 4.82 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781465422866
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About the Author

Philip Wilkinson has written many books on architectural and historical subjects, including, most recently, Phantom Architecture.

Reviews

"Lego enthusiasts will welcome this remarkable chronological accounting," and the Journal gives the following "VERDICT: Perfect for Lego fans and a great way to transition inquisitive young minds from toys to books." -- Library Journal

"[I]t is a celebration of the LEGO models as much as it is a celebration of the original buildings." -- A Daily Dose of Architecture

"A fascinating look into the world's iconic buildings and structures... and the LEGO sets that celebrate them." -- GeekDad