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The LEGO Architect

September 1, 2015 | Hardcover
ISBN: 9781593276133
$33.99
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Description

Travel through the history of architecture in The LEGO Architect. You'll learn about styles like Art Deco, Modernism, and High-Tech, and find inspiration in galleries of LEGO models. Then take your turn building 12 models in a variety of styles. Snap together some bricks and learn architecture the fun way!

About this Author

Tom Alphin is a UX Program Manager at Microsoft and a passionate LEGO fan. He maintains a blog about LEGO and other things at tomalphin.com

ISBN: 9781593276133
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Publisher: No Starch Press
Published: 2015-09-01

Reviews

"Stunning...be the Corbusier of LEGO."
--Wall Street Journal

"As educational as it is fun, The LEGO Architect is full of bite-sized portions of architectural history, beginning with the first use of columns in ancient Egypt, back when they weren't tiny and plastic."
--The Huffington Post

"For many budding architects the first step on the road to blueprints and T-squares is a trip to the toy store. The models are sure to motivate future architects--or future LEGO artists--to get building."
--Architectural Digest

"The LEGO Architect has sucked me in for hours, and I can't wait to build all of the plans."
--GeekDad

"This is likely one of the most useful books that I will ever own. Any of the LEGO-themed books from No Starch Press are as beautiful as they are practical."
--Forbes

"A handy manual to get the architecture enthusiast thinking about historic styles in commercial architecture...near perfect."
--About.com Architecture

"An inspirational showcase of architectural designs re-created with LEGOs...reconnect with the satisfaction of building something block by block."
--The Wirecutter

"The perfect book to turn your childhood LEGO® collection into a legitimate (and seriously fun) adult pastime."
--Finn MacLeod, Arch Daily

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