Blockitecture “Big City” set, $150, Areaware. Areaware

6 marvelous architectural toys and accessories

Fun and possibly even useful By Jenny Xie and Alex Bazeley   Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. For more information, see our ethics policy. Hardcore...
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LEGO

Lego to launch new kit of BIG-designed visitor centre ahead of opening

Jessica Mairs Lego has unveiled a model set of its new Lego House, designed by Bjarke Ingels’ architecture firm BIG, to coincide with the opening next month.The LEGO House (21037) kit will be launched just ahead of the grand opening of the visitor centre, which was designed...
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LEGO® model of the Museum of Science and Industry by Adam Reed Tucker. (Courtesy: J.B. Spector/Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago)

‘Brick by Brick’ at Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago | BLOUIN ARTINFO

“Brick by Brick”, an exhibition of works by LEGO® Certified Professional Adam Reed Tucker, is on view at Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago. The exhibition features a collection of more than a dozen giant LEGO®-built structures of engineering feats, including a 60-foot-long...
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Friday Fun: Build your own U.S. Capitol with LEGO Architecture Studio’s latest kit | Archinect

Justine Testado LEGO Architecture Studio celebrated its big launch in retail stores everywhere back in 2013 with the monochromatic Architectural Toolbox and a collection of LEGO-brick model kits of the world’s most famous buildings. Although LEGO Architecture retired some...
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Architecture and design-inspired, fanmade Pokémon. Gotta catch ‘em all! All images by Michelle Goldchain

Pokémon Go: Curbed’s Architecture and Design Edition

Brutalism, PoMo, Eiffel Tower—oh my By Michelle Goldchain Pokémon Go has really taken the world by storm since the popular mobile game, an Android and iOS app, arrived earlier this month. Pokémon Go hasn’t just been a trip down memory lane for fans of the franchise (though it...
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IttyBlox

3D Printed Itty Bitty Pretty City of Lights by Ittyblox

by Hannah Rose Mendoza There’s something almost irresistible about the ability to hold a skyscraper in the palm of your hand…maybe it’s the feeling of power that you wield over its diminutive inhabitants, or maybe it’s just the possibility to appreciate the entirety of what is...
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