Tag: bricks
rp_lego-NYC.jpg

Check this out. JR Schmidt took Google Maps satellite imagery of NYC and set the elevations as different colored LEGO blocks to create this 3D model. An actual model doesn’t exist, but one could easily use his image as a reference. If you like what you see, you can get this as a print or […]

goodyear-lifesize-lego-truck

Goodyear unveiled this life-sized LEGO truck at the 2012 IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hanover, Germany. It’s made up of about 250,000 LEGO bricks and took about 410 hours to construct. Impressive! Why aren’t they building a life-size truck out of K’NEX? It’d be nice to see that!

Beat Bricks – A LEGO Step Sequencer from superquadratic on Vimeo. Video description has the details. I don’t understand them so I won’t post it here. I just liked the video.

climbing-glenwood-1

Itching to go back here before it gets torn down. When I think back on this day, I realize how incredibly lucky I was that I didn’t get hurt. The walls of this smokestack were clearly not solid and I should have taken the pile of bricks on the floor as a sign that at […]

lego-1957-box

This is fascinating: Codex XCIX has an extensive but comprehensive write-up of LEGO packaging design from the late 1950′s to the last major redesign, circa 1998. In the article, you get a peek at the various package designs and get to know how successful — or not — they were. What’s most interesting is seeing […]