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Lego Architect Series: A Kid-Architect’s Dream Come True

Posted by Albert Lam on Tue, Oct 06, 2009

Remember growing up and playing with Legos? I and probably every other person I know in architecture do. Legos were the ultimate building tool, capable of making the most advanced space ships, powerful vehicles, impressive buildings, and incredible cities. As a child, everyone I knew loved Legos, and this never seemed to change. In high school, whenever a conversation with friends happened to shift upon Legos, everyone would gleefully reminisce about their days making fantastic structures out of those awesome little building blocks. I even had a friend in college who used Legos to make a massing model for a project! Not the most refined material, perhaps, but it worked for the design concept. No doubt Legos played a supporting role in my growth in appreciation for architecture.
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Topics: Fallingwater, Holistic Design, Architectural Legos, Albert Lam, Sustainable Design, LEED

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