Posted 09 January 2010 - 07:21 PM
This part of the project started 2 months ago and the final order arrived just after new year. So this morning I finished it and made the photo's.
The Observatory of the Unseen University in Ankh-Morpork. See the stars and wonders of the Discworld up close. But not for too long, your eyes will start to fall out.
The Great Hall will attach here, to the arch so you can acces the courtyard from the Great Hall.
Overview of the small courtyard and outer wall of the building.
The Wall of Names (revised) attached to the Observatory.
Top view featuring the tower.
The inner wall facing the University courtyard.
more pictures on Brickshelf, MOCpages and Flickr
Posted 09 January 2010 - 07:41 PM
This is brilliant, really! I am always facinated about that technique which lets you build a round wall. The brown spiral leading to the tower's top is a great touch. But there so much more to see in the scene, and I like everything there. Very remarkable is also that corner alcove. That's excellent technique!
Posted 09 January 2010 - 07:57 PM
Posted 09 January 2010 - 08:34 PM
Posted 09 January 2010 - 08:39 PM
I love the curving effect of the brown on the tower.
The pave floors are nice as well.
Another great MOC. Well Done.
Posted 09 January 2010 - 09:42 PM
The tower is very nice, but the buildings beside of it are also great.
It looks really like they had over the years put the one building against the other. The wall of names is also very nice.
This is based on the Unseen University for wizards in the city of Ankh-Morphork
in the Discworld books from the British writer Terry Pratchet wikilink
Posted 09 January 2010 - 10:29 PM
As far as the MOC goes, I like the unusual layout and all the roofing is nicely done. Only thing that really bothers me is the mix of the old warm grey and the new cool grey. But that's a personal peeve!
Posted 09 January 2010 - 10:50 PM
i agree! i would add a stairway around the though, you know, one that's attached to the outside wall of the tower that goes all the way up to the roof. i would also replace the telescope, by a 4x4 or a 2x2 telescope, to give that little bit of magical/fantastic touch...
Posted 09 January 2010 - 11:11 PM
Posted 10 January 2010 - 03:11 AM
I really like the tower, the colour scheme is Great!
The tiled floors are really nice aswell!
Looking forward to seeing more MOCs!
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Posted 10 January 2010 - 03:25 AM
Posted 10 January 2010 - 05:00 AM
Just love the curved brick work like everyone else is - AWESOME !
I too would like to see an interior !
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Posted 10 January 2010 - 11:03 AM
The observatory is amazing, as well for the buildings next to it.
I think this is a great project, and till now it's perfectly executed!
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Posted 10 January 2010 - 02:19 PM
Posted 10 January 2010 - 04:22 PM
Edited by heofthehothbrick, 10 January 2010 - 04:22 PM.
Posted 11 January 2010 - 01:53 PM
The outer wall of almost every wall is different and the random green tiles on the roof really help bring in the feel of a lighthouse of observatory feel.
The observatory itself is awesome, that pattern being perfectly executed all the way around the tower, and the cobble flooring as well.
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