To help celebrate Architecture Month, Eurobricks is proud to present its first Architecture Building Contest!
With the recent worldwide release of LEGO Architecture sets, including many landmark buildings from around the world, we would like you to create a LEGO rendition of an iconic building or landmark in the style of the existing LEGO Architecture sets.
The current Architecture line-up consists of two styles: the Architect Series features notable designs by famous Architects - examples include Fallingwater, Robie House and the Solomon R. Guggenheim® Museum; the Landmark Series consists of world-famous buildings, often rendered in micro-scale, such as the Empire State Building, Brandenburg Gate and Burj Khalifa.
We'd like you to create a LEGO rendition of an real, iconic building in either of these styles. Ideally it would be a building from your locality, but we will accept any real building, structure or monument, so long as it remains true to the overall Architecture style.
Index of Entries
- The contest is open to all EB Members (except staff)
who registered before 8th March, 2012New registrants are allowed to enter.
- Entries must be posted by midnight GMT, April 8, 2012.
- One entry per member.
- Entries should be new (never posted anywhere previously) and similar in style and size to the previous official TLG Architecture sets.
- All entries are to include only real LEGO. No clone brands, 3rd party parts, or digital entries allowed.
- Decals will be allowed if you've made them yourself, but no cutting, sculpting or modifying parts. The exception to this is flex tube, which can be cut to the desired length.
- Entries are to be placed in their own entry topic in the Special Themes forum. The title of the topic should begin with "Architecture Contest: " and then give the name of the entry.
- The entry post (first post in your entry topic) may be edited at any time up to the end of the contest, so feel free to make improvements if you wish.
- Entries are to consist of no more than 4 posted pictures of 800x600 or smaller resolution but may also include a link to a folder of additional images of any size. You must include one additional picture showing the real building.
- You must state in the thread whether your entry is based on 'Architect Series' or 'Landmark Series'. If you choose an 'Architect Series' style entry, you must state the name of the architect.
- No photoshopped backgrounds or packaging.
- We reserve the right to disqualify any entry that does not follow these rules.
- Though this contest there is no promise from TLG to include the winner in the Architecture series products!!!
The Prizes - Note the new prizes kindly donated by TLG!
1st Prize: 21010 Robie House (worth 199 Euro)
2nd prize: You get a maximum budget of 150 Euro (~198 US$) to buy sets on LEGO Shop@Home.
3rd prize: You get a maximum budget of 50 Euro (~66US$) to buy sets on LEGO Shop@Home.
4th Prize: 21012 Sydney Opera House (worth 40 Euro)
5th Prize: 21011 Brandeburg Gate (worth 35 Euro)
Architecture Set prizes and worldwide shipping very kindly donated by The LEGO Group. Monetary-value prizes and world wide shipping are sponsored by Eurobricks.
- Each winner is allowed to select up to 5 sets as long as the total amount is under his/her maximum budget. We won't pay you the difference between your chosen sets and your maximum budget. Each winner provides us his/her list of sets and we'll buy them on S@H (don't buy them yourself). Your sets will be shipped to you directly from LEGO Shop@Home, so make sure Shop@Home ships to your country! If not, then you can still enter and we do our best to find a solution. We will pay for the shipment on top of your budget, so you can spend the full budget on sets.
- If you are one of the contest winners you'll get a PM after the contest is over to workout the details (like providing us your list of sets, your shipping address, etc.)
Edit - Rule change:
New registrants are allowed to enter; flex tube can be cut to different lengths.
Edited by Rufus, 12 April 2012 - 08:19 PM.
Prize pool expanded! Prices corrected.