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  1. Adeel Zubair

    MOC: Attic

    I reckon I've come up with a new building technique using a 30134 - Staircase 7x4x6 as rafters. I apologise in advance if this technique has been posted before. The advantages of using a 30134 - Staircase 7x4x6 piece in this context is allowing the roof to be structurally stronger and they also represent the wooden rafters that go diagonally across a typical roof. Attic by Adeel Zubair, on Flickr Roof Support (Rafter) Technique by Adeel Zubair, on Flickr ________________________________________________ Follow Me On... Facebook - Flickr - Instagram - Deviantart - Twitter - Youtube - LinkedIn - Behance - Feedback and criticism is much appreciated. Adeel
  2. Hello, My name is Danny, build in 1977 and i live in Belgium. I've been lurking for some years now on Eurobricks, mostly in the Star Wars and Sci-Fi sections, and everyday I check the frontpage for news. When I was young I loved playing with Lego, it stopped when I grew up. Three years ago I rediscovered Lego when I bought toys for my son. And in 2014 I bougth my first set, the Imperial Star Destroyer (75055), since then I'm collecting Star Wars, classic space sets, some of the architecture sets and Lego Idea's sets. I have a soft spot for the old garage sets from the 50s -60s, I'm collecting those old garage parts and building replica's and moc's with them. Groeten, Danny
  3. niteangel

    [ MOC ] The Grand Mall

    Hi everyone, just a few days before 2017 arrives and I managed to get this building done! As the economy of V City (my LEGO world) is going strong, the old Grand Emporium needs an upgrade too. Unlike many people who would buy more of the set and stack the stories up, I took a different approach from an architect's point of view. I got the inspiration from the book shelf of mine, and thought what if I added more books to the shelf? I would push the books aside and insert the new ones. And I got the idea for the new annex of the department store. The new building is just like new blocks inserted into the old one, and the expansion is not merely an increase of volume or floor area, but also a re-establishment of the icon. The new shop becomes a new landmark in the city (again). The design is clearly an insertion, but not invasion of the old. The new wing has a larger entrance, while the old revolving door is still kept. Let's start with the G/F. This floor is the supermarket, with one side having a double-volume space. You can also see that I kept some iconic features from the old emporium, namely the gift deco and escalators. All these link to the old memories... There is also a little information counter, if you are lost or if you have lost something. Going up to 1/F is the kitchenware section, and you can find the fashion section next to it. Wait, is that...Scarlet Witch? Further up is the 2/F kid section, with a fully stocked LEGO shelf! You can also find other toys here. The other side of the kid section is a book section. Mums can play with their kids too there. Snack corner is near the escalator, while you can find the restroom too. The roof originally was not used for anything (or a rest area for the window cleaners?), but after the renovation, you can enjoy a drink at the sky bar. Sometimes you can find the Avengers too. The model is also "slice-able", as you can open it up to reveal all the different sections inside. So the new Grand Mall is in business, and you can start getting some new things for the new year. Enjoy!
  4. Minifig Lecturer

    [MOC] City apartment block

    Happy Holidays Everyone! My town has finally got what it was missing, a more habitable apartment complex that has some green space (a rarity due to a severe land shortage problem). Ending the long tradition of single-room flats the new spacious units include a mind-boggling 4 rooms. Some even have toilets, although these cost extra. The development consists of 12 apartments, 3 stacks of 4 built one on top of another. Around 1,500 dark tan masonry bricks were required. As these are more expensive than standard bricks some believe they were intentionally used to funnel state aid to mining companies although this could be just a conspiracy theory. Despite the obvious design improvements however most of my minifigs are not happy at all which is not a surprise really as they can’t afford one. The few that can are also not happy do to bad choices when picking friends. Hope you like the build. David Edit: it didn't take long for my 2 year old daughter to dip her hand into interior decorating
  5. Hello again all. I am trying to see if I can get something going for a potential LEGO Architecture set dedicated to the City of Philadelphia. As such, here is what I have for now: a micro build of City Hall. Some photos for reference: Brief History: Constructed from 1871 to 1901, $24 million. Houses 700 rooms, including the Mayor's office and chambers for criminal justice and municipal judges. The building is topped off by 37 ft, 27-ton bronze statue of William Penn, founder of the City of Philadelphia. All four sides of the tower feature clocks that are 26 ft in diameter. As for the LEGO model, I've posted one in light yellow and the other in phosphorescent white. Any comments/suggestions are welcome.
  6. CarsonBrick

    Winter Village: Corner Store

    Here's my entry for the Winter Village contest! I hope you guys like it! Happy Holidays!!!! (Also, just as a little comment: I'm from Southern California where there is no snow. This is my depiction of a not so white Christmas!) Winter Village: Corner Store by Carson Hart, on Flickr
  7. I am really excited that the Brick Loot team gave me an opportunity to design a model which was included in the November Brick Loot box. I jumped at the chance to expand on the narrative I started with my book 'The LEGO Architect' by creating a new model that explores a recent trend in Architecture.LEGO Architecture model in November 2016 Brick Loot subscription.The model I designed explores contemporary architecture trends, emphasizing projecting volumes, angular shapes, glass, and mixed materials. I call the model “@ Home”, because the front facade has a curving yellow shape that looks like an “@” sign.Detailed building instructions(A video of the build steps is available at Youtube: )You will find more information about the model, instructions, videos, and photos of early prototypes that I created along the way at: Thanks,Tom Alphin, Author 'The LEGO Architect'
  8. Hi, I'm new here, but a LEGO fan my whole life. I know this topic is a bit sensitive - let me make it clear that this is done in complete respect and honor of those who were lost on 9/11, and that if LEGO were to ever release such a set, they should donate some proceeds to the families of the victims. In any case, I have decided to dip my toe into the world of "serious" building. I've got 100,000 LEGO bricks scattered around my house, but about 99,000 of them are useless for "serious" building because they're highly specialized parts from stuff like UFO, Exploriens, Insectoids, etc. So I decided for my first serious project I'd use LEGO's Pick-a-Brick feature. I thought up my idea for this project in my mind and then ordered the pieces, so aside from two pieces, this is all from the Pick-a-Brick order. My project was to recreate the original World Trade Center as an Architecture-scale set, so I wanted to recreate the narrow windows. Using inspiration from other bigger, better renditions of the WTC, I decided to go with the radiator grilles for the windows. However, I ran into problems when I failed to realize that the bricks with knobs do not connect to each other vertically! Thus the model you see below has an entire stack of pieces with knobs pointed inward, completely useless and easily replaceable by normal 1x2 bricks. My miscalculation completely changed everything, but I got essentially what I wanted. Since the knob pieces do not connect vertically (and I miscalculated that they would), there's a gap in between each "floor" of windows. I hate the gaps and they bother me so bad, but at this point I'd have to completely rethink the model if I was to find a way to fix them. The two bigger gaps are intentional, but the smaller ones are not. I did not include the smaller buildings of the WTC but I may add them later. The dot you see is supposed to be "The Sphere," the statue at the bottom of the WTC which somehow survived the attacks. Without further ado, here is the link to view the pics. I'm terrible at pics, so you'll see anime stuff in the background! LEGO Architecture - World Trade Center I welcome constructive criticism. Please give your thoughts, especially any on how to fix the gap problem. I'm not a LEGO newbie but I didn't realize that the knobs do not connect vertically. A rookie mistake, I guess. Thoughts on scale, height, width, etc. especially the antenna, are helpful. Thank you!
  9. legophisto

    Various micro stuff

    Hi everybody, here are some pictures of micro creations and similar stuff I have built in the last week. Most of them are entries to the Rebrick microbuild contest. I had to come pretty much out of my comfort zone as I usually build just cars. It was great fun and I hope you like it. Rebrick Micro Compilation.lxf by klingen_guru, auf Flickr Ancient Greek temple: Antiker Tempel(1).lxf by klingen_guru, auf Flickr Bumper cars: Auto Scooter.lxf by klingen_guru, auf Flickr Light bulb: Glühbirne(2).lxf by klingen_guru, auf Flickr Dick Mack's Irish pub: Irish Pub(1).lxf by klingen_guru, auf Flickr Classic swing ride: Kettenkarussell(2).lxf by klingen_guru, auf Flickr Maya pyramid: May Pyramide(1) by klingen_guru, auf Flickr Mussenden Temple: Mussenden Temple(1).lxf by klingen_guru, auf Flickr Nelson's column: Nelson Column(1).lxf by klingen_guru, auf Flickr Ferris wheel: Riesenrad(1).lxf by klingen_guru, auf Flickr Scrabo Tower: Scrabo Tower(1).lxf by klingen_guru, auf Flickr Football stadium: Stadion(1).lxf by klingen_guru, auf Flickr Taj Mahal: Taj Mahal(3).lxf by klingen_guru, auf Flickr Classic red phone booth: Telephone Booth(1).lxf by klingen_guru, auf Flickr Thanks for watching!.
  10. Imagine you walk in a gorge with steep cliffs of orangy rock towering above you. You can't see that far ahead of you, until suddenly the gorge widens and you're bemused by a cliff that looks a bit different. It's the same rock as everywhere else, but it is smooth, shaped into a beautiful composition of columns, frontons, statues. Petra is an amazing place. I have yet to see it with my own eyes, but just reading about fills you with wonder. Even a walk on Street View is an awesome experience. It's no wonder that Petra belongs to the seven modern wonders of the world. It houses many extraordinary buildings dating back almost two millennia ago. The most famous and one of the best conserved of all of these buildings is Al-Khazneh, the Treasury. It's monumental yet elegant, beautifully refined between the rough rocks. A true gem, especially when lit by candles at night. Recreating a wonder of the world with bricks definitely is no easy feat. Capturing it on a 8x8 footprint is even harder. It gets worse still if you can only use classic bricks, so no Technic or minifig-related parts. The Classic contest on Rebrick definitely pushed me, but I'm happy with the result. On an 8x8 base and with no Technic or minifig pieces in sight I recreated Al-Khazneh, complete with decorated columns, fronton, monumental gate and remnants of statues. The only thing I couldn't quite cram in was the Holy Grail. [MOC] The Treasury of Petra by Bert Van Raemdonck, on Flickr The antenna pieces was what got me started. From there on, it was getting the most out of classic bricks. I recently built the Architecture Brandenburg gate, and that was what really gave me inspiration to participate in this contest. I was intrigued how that set manages to convey all of the necessary detail with just basic bricks, employing them to shape the building rather than to depict anecdotic details. It drove me to work with a lot of offsets to get the most out of the system. It was something completely different than my previous build, in which the objective was to use as many exotic parts as possible to depict details. The result is a seven wide building with a lot of half-stud offsets and trickery to fill the holes in between the sports of the fences on the top. A result with a back that isn't entirely flat because I'm not a magician. But a result which in my opinion really feels like the original. [MOC] The Treasury of Petra - Visitor perspective by Bert Van Raemdonck, on Flickr One of the hard things to get right when depicting anything from Petra, is the color. The color is just so distinct and part of the atmosphere of the place, but not well matched to a LEGO color. I went with the common solution of using tan bricks, but put a orangy/reddish light on it all to give it the sense of desert mystery in the morning. [MOC] The Treasury of Petra - Desk perspective by Bert Van Raemdonck, on Flickr I had a blast building this and learning more about the wonderful place that is Petra. I loved the refreshment of getting everything I could out of the system. It meant not using gears for extra details on the dome or using some minifig accessory as broken statue, but I learned that the coherence of the build only benefits from it, especially at such a scale. I doubt that the creation would be better if I were allowed to use all kinds of bricks. So thanks Rebrick for hosting this contest. And thanks to all of you for taking a look at my 266 part creation! As always, the digital file is available here and you can find it on Rebrickable to make your life easier if you'd like to build it. Thanks again, and have a dreamy day!
  11. The official LEGO Architecture skyline sets are really nice but there are so few of them and so many cities! So I designed my own skyline set for the city of Munich. It features several landmark buildings of the town, namely (from left to right) the Gothic Frauenkirche (Cathedral), the neo-Gothic New Town Hall (with the Marian column and the Fish Fountain in front of it), St. Peter's Church, Siegestor (Victory Gate), the 291m high Olympic Tower and the BMW Headquarters. You can download the PDF instructions (for free) to build this model on my website Hope you like it!
  12. I was curious to know what the old LEGO Architecture Big Ben set (21013) would look like with the new roman numeral clock faces introduced in Disney Castle (71040), so I placed a Bricklink order. For the curious, here is the result: One could certainly wish for a more appropriate base color than reddish brown, but on the whole I think it's an improvement!
  13. Cecilie

    [MOC] Tokyo Skyline

    My attempt at building a Tokyo skyline in the architecture style. Tokyo is such a city of contrasts. From skyscrapers and neon lights to old temples and shrines. From busy streets full of cars and people, to forests and serene gardens right in the middle of the city. For my build I selected the 5 most famous landmarks in Tokyo, from left to right: Meiji Jingu, Tokyo Tower, the Imperial palace, Tokyo Skytree and Senso-ji. Tokyo skyline by Cecilie Fritzvold, on Flickr I had to make some compromises on what parts of the buildings to include, to keep it within the slim format, so Meiji Jingu is represented by only a part of the shrine as well as one of the characteristic trees in the main yard. The actual Imperial Palace is hidden from public view unless on special occasions and for guided tours, and isn't that interesting of a building anyway, but it's surrounded by the imperial gardens which are open to the public, and the most iconic part of the grounds is the encircling moat with a view of the Seimon Ishibashi bridge which leads to the main gate of the palace, and Fushimi-yagura keep which can be seen behind it. So that is what I built. For Senso-ji I also added the Hozomon gate, which is quite substantial and stands at the entrance to the temple grounds.
  14. With the recent concert tour of "A Head Full of Dreams", Coldplay's popularity has risen drastically, therefore why not create a project of a popular group. The set is a concert stage, so the builders will be able to use it for their own customs and other play features. This set will include 4 exclusive minifigures of the group: Chris Martin Jonny Buckland Guy Berryman Will Champion Additional features include: Upright Piano Electronic Keyboard Drum set 2 Guitars Amplifiers 4 Beat boxes (green, red, blue, black) microphone I invite you all to be a part of this project, support and make something incredible become true.
  15. The first thing I remember about Berlin, apart from the confusion of Tegel, is a ruin towering over the street: the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. The church was originally opened in 1906. It was bombed during the war, in 1943, and was something of a loose end for a decade. The architect and artist Egon Eiermann rebuilt the church from 1959 to 1963. He wanted to demolish the ruins of the bombed church, but he caved to public resistance and left the original tower standing. The tower has been preserved in its bombed state and Eiermann built a cluster of buildings around it, including a new chapel and a new bell tower. The façades of these new buildings consist of concrete lattices inset with stained glass panels. It's really something to see during the day but it is also lit up at night. In the preserved spire is a cross of nails from Coventry. The church, a beautiful and ugly trace of the war, is surrounded by consumer culture and the bustle of the city. It is flanked to the north by Budapester Straße and the Bikini Berlin mall. To the east is the Europa Center, famous for its giant spinning Mercedes-Benz logo that lights up in the night. An H&M and a Forever 21 sit to the south, just across Ku'damm and Tauentzienstraße, two of the famous shopping avenues of former West Berlin. To the west is the Waldorf Astoria hotel. To the north west, along Budapester Straße, is the Bahnhof Zoo, which was the only long-distance railway station in West Berlin. I know the church has five buildings, not three. But I decided after a month of fiddling with pieces that they would be intractable to build with any degree of accuracy at this scale, particularly the one next to the belfry. Also, having walked past the church around a hundred times, I had entirely forgotten about the small buildings so I don't think it is essential to include them. See a couple more pictures on flickr. All renders were done using the wonderful Bluerender software. Thanks for looking!
  16. Kit Bricksto

    Hogwarts Castle (Lego Architecture)

    Hi everyone! There's a contest going on over at the German forum Imperium der Steine challenging us to build our own Architecture style models. There are three categories, the first two being Skylines and Actual Buildings but for the third one we are to build fictional skylines or buildings! As I am a big Harry Potter fan Hogwarts was the first thing I could think of. Lego Architecture: Hogwarts Castle by Kit Bricksto, on Flickr I am really happy with how it turned out but I'd love to hear your opinions and I am of course open to criticism too!
  17. niteangel

    [ MOC ] Modular Disney Store

    The first shop along the main street of V City is a small one with a big name. The new Disney Store offers different products of its several franchises, including PIXAR and Star Wars. The client (of course I am making this up) wants a small modern building, but contains some essence of its brand. Undoubtedly the castle becomes the starting point for my design brainstorming session. My initial idea is a little box with a castle, and I began to break down the important elements from the castle to form the design language. I converted the moat into the planters by the sides of the entrance, and created a frame to signify a portal to the magical worlds. That can be seen from some castles where you will have a big portal at the bridge across the moat. The facade profile of the building comes from the two side towers above, and I only extracted the cut-corner shape. This slightly chamfered entrance also helps the portal stand out better. The building interior is simple, and is divided into several themes. First it is the Star Wars zone, where guests can find a lot of Star Wars toy and apparels. You can also design your own lightsaber at the “Build Your Own Lightsaber” shelf, and I made reference from the existing shops in Disneyland. Another side is the traditional Disney products, from traditional Disney stories. You can find girl items and dolls (you may ask about teddy bear, and yes Disney has one called Duffy and Shelliemay!), and also some cups and bottles. The deco is simple with wood planks, with the famous clock of Cinderella. Up the stairs will be 1/F, where you are greeted by the Toy Story shelf and the Lightyear figure. You can try the 3-eye Alien headpiece! Turning around is the much anticipated Frozen shelf, with all the icy items you can purchase! See that girl who is in love with the Snowgie cushions? You can also meet Elsa, Anna and Olaf and take pictures with them! Then you will see the little food corner, facing the staircase to the roof top. I spent quite some time to work out the fixtures, and I am happy that they look very much like the real thing inside Disneyland. The roof is a little green playground for kids, and you can meet the two iconic characters of Disney, Mickey and Minnie! Kids are queuing up to take great pictures with them, and later you will see even more other characters around the year. While I can design a simple hinged door on the rooftop, I created this version so that the panel can be folded up once more to avoid visual intrusion (if it is one big panel, it will stand up and be seen behind the tower on the front elevation! Not good!) Of course, I need a photo with my wife, Mickey and Minnie! Let's have a group photo, all the Disney characters with the shop! (okay, Buzz forgot to come out as he is still inside on the 1/F!) Hope you all enjoy it!
  18. Monas is a Local Landmark of Jakarta, Indonesia. Inspired by this Yul Burman Karel’s Monas MOC, but I redesigned it. Monas by Kamal Muftie Yafi, on Flickr I actually want to make this model for join this "Local Landmarks contest" in this forum, but the rules state: “All entries are to include only real LEGO. No clone brands, 3rd party parts, or digital entries allowed.”, Sadly, I don’t have all the part that need to create this model, though all the parts are exist in real life. Well, at least this could be an addition to my (digital) creations.
  19. Presenting my LEGO Architecture interpretation of Caerphilly Castle; a commissioned model for Cadw with Little Big Art. I’ve captured and replicated the architectural essence of Caerphilly Castle, such as the iconic leaning tower and the ruins across the landmark. The structure is designed to provide a true-to-life colour and relative scale depiction adding an extra dimension and feel of authenticity to this detailed recreation of Wales’ biggest castle! Caerphilly Castle by Adeel Zubair, on Flickr Caerphilly Castle by Adeel Zubair, on Flickr Caerphilly Castle by Adeel Zubair, on Flickr Full Gallery: Highlights: -Blogged On -Blogged On -Blogged On http://www.walesonli...s-like-11798081 -LEGO Ideas Feedback and criticism is much appreciated. Adeel ______________________________________________ Follow Me On... Facebook - Flickr - Instagram - Deviantart - Twitter - Youtube -
  20. NOTE FOR PEOPLE IN THE ALTANTA AREA: we can arrange for pick up/delivery in the N.E. Atlanta area - by Sugerloaf Mills, Gwinnett Place, etc. For various reasons I have decided to sell off the bulk of my LEGO collection. I've been into LEGO, as an Adult, for about 16 or 17 years now, and I've continued buying the sets I wanted all those years despite the fact I have no place to show them off after I've built them. I had always hoped I'd eventually have room to build out city displays, Harry Potter displays, castle displays, Star Wars displays... I also bought extras a few sets because they were army builders, or I thought they'd make great presents (which some of them have). I can't bring myself to sell it all, but I'm starting with my new sets because I obviously was preferring the ones I actually opened and built. Some of the sets have been de-boxed and stored in plastic "shoe" boxes (or larger plastic boxes). It's a vast minority, and ANYTHING unusual about the set - if it's been opened, de-boxed, or otherwise will be noted in the list. I'm basing my asking prices on the Bricklink North American six months sale average, and then taking a percentage off that. I will try to keep shipping low, but shipping is on the buyer - I can de-box to keep shipping lower, if desired. Some of these sets are quite large and heavy, and I may need packaging. I will NOT EVER ask for more than it costs to package and ship, and I have a great deal of boxes and packaging material already that I won't charge for (IOW, I won't ask you for anything I can't show a receipt for). PICTURES Castle: 7946 King's Castle $140 7188 King's Carriage Ambush $35 Architecture: 21010 Robie House $350 Toy Story: 7597 Western Train Chase $125 7595 Army Men on Patrol $20 Holiday: 7553 Advent 2011 Calendar $35 10199 Winter Toy Shop $100 If you're interested in Star Wars stuff: http://www.eurobrick...howtopic=138683
  21. In the 1960s, Northwestern University embarked on a construction frenzy. Skidmore, Owings & Merrill engineered the reclamation of 75-ish acres from Lake Michigan to roughly double the size of the university's campus in Evanston, Illinois. At the same time, Walter Netsch, an architect at SOM, was appointed to design several buildings, including University Library, for the new land. This is what he came up with. In plan, the design consists of a plaza oriented on an east-west axis, flanked by towers to the north, south, and east. Corridors on the west end of the library connect to the university's existing library, built in 1932-33. Netsch's concept, designed for the oncoming Digital Age, was that each of the three towers, organized around a central block, should house a different collection. Shelves in the stacks are arranged as spokes on a wheel so that a student should consult the computerized catalog in the center of the wheel to locate and obtain the desired material in minimum time with minimal hassle. It was, and perhaps still is, university policy that all buildings must be faced with limestone. Limestone is much too tasteful for Brutalist architecture, though, so University Library, and most of Netsch's other works on Northwestern's campus, are textured to make the limestone look like concrete. In the original plan, the central block from which the towers diverge was meant to be the entrance. Instead, Netsch's design was changed so the weird octagon thing became the entrance, because it is closer to the university's existing library. The central core still contains the elevators and bathrooms, but the intended entrance hall is now a cafe. Netsch raised the library's stacks on columns so that a person standing on the plaza, looking to the east, would have an uninterrupted view of Lake Michigan and the horizon. I'm sure it would have been a nice view, but Netsch's design was subverted in 1971 by the construction of another building immediately to the east of the library. I really don't like this building, but it was fun to design an architecture-type model based on it. All these images were rendered using Bluerender. Thanks for looking!
  22. jimmynick

    [MOC] Crown Hall

    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe designed the campus for the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, where he was also the dean of the school of architecture for a number of years. The best-known building on IIT's campus, and one of Mies's most famous buildings, is Crown Hall. The building expresses its structure so honestly that it is a beautiful example of Mies's aphorism "less is more", and doesn't employ curtain walls simply for their own sake like certain other buildings do. Here is my take on Crown Hall: I rendered these pictures using Bluerender, which is a really easy tool to make nice pictures of digital models. Thanks for looking!
  23. Hi! Our association "!" was asked by Lego Poland to design and build a map of Poland along with several characteristic places. Such a map will be shown at the Lego events in Poland. One of the models that I built is the Royal Castle and Cathedral on Wawel Hill in Krakow. Our models were not to exceed a certain size, so I built only a portion of the building complex. Design - 5 days Building - 2 weeks Size 64x105 studs The height of the highest tower - 46 bricks More than 200 lots About 20000 bricks Wawel complex is one of the best known sites in Poland. Archaeologists dug passages that suggest that already in the eleventh century there were more residential buildings. Later Wawel Castle was the seat of Polish kings and today is one of the places used as presentable by the Polish presidents. Exactly two days ago the Pope celebrated Mass there, upon arrival to the Poland. :-) Entire Complex Courtyard of the castle Tower of Sigismund III Vasa Tower of Jan III Sobieski Tower Jordanka Danish tower Hen's foot Senators Tower Cathedral Clocks Tower Sigismunds Tower Silver Bells Tower And renders of design steps Finished project And some fun with the photo. :-) Ufff ... Thanks for the reading and watching. :-)
  24. WINNERS! The Votes are counted, the winners have been found! 1st Place Entry A: Volkovskaya Dam, Russia by viracocha 2nd Place Entry B: HVB Tower Munich by t-brick 3rd Place Entry E: Cadillac Ranch by JGW3000 If the two prize winners could PM me their preferred contact address for the prizes to be sent, Thanks everyone for all the great entries and interesting places you opted to build,
  25. Minifig Lecturer

    MOC Custom House, Dublin

    Hello everyone! The neoclassical Custom House in Dublin was built in 1791, burnt down in 1921 before its restoration to what it is today, a grand but neglected building. It was quite unpopular with many at the time of its completion but I’m hoping minifigures are less critical. I'm interested in hearing what you all think. Dublin Custom House by David D, on Flickr