This is the new Brick Glasses vision superstore!
My newest MOC, this time a Modular Glasses Store. This was inspired by two things: A recent trip to a Pearle Vision store, to get a new pair of glasses (It's great to see! ), and a recent search for 'townhouses' through Google. I was curious about the inspiration behind the Modular buildings, and hoped to get some of my own! Well, I soon learned that they are often called terraced houses outside of the U.S., so I know know the correct terms! The model is an end terrace. According to Wikipedia, "The first and last of these houses is called an end terrace, and is often larger than the houses in the middle." The Overdale townhouse is imagined as a renovated end terrace, with a new exterior, and modern shaping, but still retaining the original framework, so as to fit int! . This was a lot of fun to build, but required me to demolish a couple of WIPs and my Creator Family House.
So, without further boring you , here's the streetcorner -
Terraced Street 2 by Dakar A, on Flickr
The building on the left is the store, while the one on the right is my Overdale Townhouse.
Terraced Street corner 3 by Dakar A, on Flickr
The rear was a lot of fun to do . The dumpster is from Flickr user ShadowViking, and the balcony was something I had wanted to include in one of my buildings for a long time. THe gables were
Brick glasses interior- Floor 1-2 by Dakar A, on Flickr
The first floor is where the store is located, with walls covered in rows and rows of glasses. There's a desk for the clerk, and drawers behind her for keeping patient's waiting glasses organised.
Brick glasses interior- Floor 2-1 by Dakar A, on Flickr
The second floor has residential areas. There's plenty of space for one person, and two could live here comfortably. There's a kitchenette, a computer and desk, and a futon (One right now, but room for many more... ). The stairs were fun to design, I tried for a 'modern' feel with them.
Brick glasses interior- Floor 3-2 by Dakar A, on Flickr
The third floor has the bathroom, a small dining table with chair, an IKEA armchair, a 45-inch flatscreen T.V., and the door to the balcony. The bathroom is a bit cramped, but fits a fig better than the one in the Pet Shop.
There are more pictures in the Flickr set, and a blog post at Brick Town Talk!
I hope you enjoy this as much as I did, and Comments and Criticisms welcome.