We decided that if you could draw a building simply with a few strokes of a pen, and it was instantly
recognizable as not only the building, but the place... then you've created something that was an icon
- Tom Wright, architect Burj Al Arab, on the philosophy behind its design.
Inspired by the words of Mr. Wright, I decided that if I could build a building with a few simple LEGO elements, and it
was instantly recognizable as the building and the place, then I've created something that might be worth entering in a contest.
My Landmark Series entry for the Architecture Contest is the world famous Burj Al Arab luxury hotel in Dubai.
Approximate Model Dimensions:
122mm x 122mm x 177mm
16 x 16 x 22 studs
by Spencer_R, on Flickr
Some facts and a picture of the real building. If you are not familiar with the building, please do an image search. One picture does not do
the colors, shapes, and setting of this magnificent structure justice.
Edited by Rufus, 08 April 2012 - 08:13 PM.