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#1 wooootles


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Posted 22 April 2011 - 09:01 PM

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Hello again,

This is my big project that I started August of last year.  It was photo-ready by January but then I had to move to a new house.

This is about 90% complete because some rooms are still bare, though I will update this thread once I get around to finishing it.

Featuring cameos from the Grand Tourer, Yellow city car, and the Small SUV.

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Midtown Condominiums

Here are some of the pics!

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Questions, comments and suggestions?

Thanks for looking!

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Posted 22 April 2011 - 09:53 PM

That is absolutely stunning, wooootles! The interior is great, and the facades are brilliant. Well done, and thanks for sharing!

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Posted 22 April 2011 - 10:05 PM

'wooootles', this is totally AWESOME, the detail right down to the traffic light is almost too much. Great photography too, you caught the details perfectly ! :thumbup:
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Posted 22 April 2011 - 10:38 PM

Wow, my jaw dropped when I saw these pictures. Absolutely wonderful style and so many little details. I can't stop looking at these. Great job, wooootles!

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Posted 22 April 2011 - 11:32 PM

Great architecture and then all those details. This is simply fantastic!

Edit: Can't wait to see the interior of the last flats.

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Posted 22 April 2011 - 11:45 PM

Great condominiums, wooootles! :thumbup: I especially like your use of flat tiles on the front of the condos, it really gives it a "brick" look.

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Posted 22 April 2011 - 11:52 PM

Just perfect...Interior and exterior, style and detail...beautiful...

#8 wooootles


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Posted 22 April 2011 - 11:56 PM

Thanks for the comments, all!

I'm already working on the complementary project for this.

With all the tiled floors and tiled walls I think there's about 3000 pieces here on tiles and SNOT headlight bricks alone  :laugh:

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Posted 23 April 2011 - 12:12 AM

WOW! wooootles I have been waiting a while to see this and I must say I didn't think it would be as good as this. This is brilliant!
Great work and I can't wait to see your next project. :classic:
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Posted 23 April 2011 - 12:39 AM

I have to join the others in praising this MOC. It's very well executed, from the general architectural design down to all the lovely interior details. I like that very realistic open kitchen solution with the bar counter, and the widescreen TV.

I don't know if that was intentional, but the contrast level is a bit low on the images. In the case of the main image, it actually turned out very nice, giving the impression of a misty morning in Midtown :)

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Posted 23 April 2011 - 01:58 AM

Excellent work wooootles! Simply an outstanding modular condominium, I love the conservatively beautiful external architectural design as well as the highly-detailed interiors. :thumbup:

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Posted 23 April 2011 - 03:16 AM

Thanks all!

I too noticed the some of the shots have that foggy morning look, but I did use natural sunlight (taken in the afternoon) so whatever the effects are, I think it looked good anyway  :laugh:

I tried to keep the architectural style modern but not too stylized like Cafe Corner  :classic: The design was loosely based on some of the upscale condominiums in California.

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Posted 23 April 2011 - 03:59 AM

Magnificent work, wooootles.

This looks brilliant.

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Posted 23 April 2011 - 05:27 AM

That is a very nice MOC!

I really like the size and the detail.  It looks very good!
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Posted 23 April 2011 - 07:43 AM

Excellent MOC.  Lots of good details.   :thumbup:

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Posted 23 April 2011 - 02:28 PM

man this is amazing! how many Fire Brigades and Grand Emporiums did you use to make this?
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Posted 23 April 2011 - 06:25 PM

Really amazing! Big house, nice architecture, many details...  :thumbup:

(Though I also think some photos look a little too foggy.)

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Posted 23 April 2011 - 06:43 PM

Great apartment building wooootles. I really like the architectural style you employed with alternating plastered and brick walls. It really creates variety on such a big structure. The interiors are also very creative.

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Posted 23 April 2011 - 07:38 PM

Thanks, glad people like it lots!

View PostSyn, on 23 April 2011 - 02:28 PM, said:

man this is amazing! how many Fire Brigades and Grand Emporiums did you use to make this?

Hehe, now that I'm looking at it I did use a whole bunch of tan bricks and dark red tiles and windows that Grand Emp. and Fire Brigade used alot!  But no, I used none of those.  This was about 60% Bricklink (multiple stores at that), 20% PaB wall exploits, and about 20% CREATOR 6754 (3 sets).  That's my rough estimate of my sources

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Posted 23 April 2011 - 07:54 PM

Really nice. I like the contrast very much. I am trying as building right now as my first big project upon returning to LEGO. It isn't going to be that big though, but I am looking for ideas for the interior so thanks for the inspiration.

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Posted 24 April 2011 - 12:31 AM

Wow, this is so good 'wooootles'! This is huge! Tons of great touches create realism in this MOC. Keep up the great work :classic:
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Posted 24 April 2011 - 08:34 PM

This is an outstanding creation!  :blush:
It looks just like a real condominius.  :thumbup:
I like very much the inner details: the kitchen is awesome!
Very nice the external colors!  :sadnew:
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Posted 25 April 2011 - 11:53 AM

That is a great looking building!  :thumbup:
It looks very realistic. You did a good job with structure and color.

When can I move in?  :laugh:

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Posted 25 April 2011 - 01:18 PM

See it on Classic-Town.net
Sweet condos! I'd just love to see a nice big park alongside those... planning on building one anytime soon? :sweet:
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Posted 25 April 2011 - 04:11 PM

What a beatiful street! :sweet: This looks like it could be taken right out of a real city street. The facades are excellent, with the SNOT-tiling mixing in lovely with the rest. The interior is also really nicely done. Great job on this :thumbup:.
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