What has nearly 100,000 LEGO pieces, spans nearly 2.5 miles and can be used to transport a Lilliputian army? The world’s longest LEGO railway, of course! On May 10th and 11th, Lego enthusiast Henrik
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LEGO lovers and design fans alike can agree that Tøstesen’s lamp goes beyond the traditional use of the toy blocks. Tøstesen used the children’s toys to create a practical (and even opulent-looking)
The world’s first folding wheel has been named a winner at the 2013 Design of the Year Awards presented by the Design Museum in London. The lightweight Morph wheel, created by Vitamins Design for
Contact 1 is the first project in a series that will imaginatively depict the creativity and beauty of intelligent life forms throughout the universe. The futuristic metropolis took a whopping 600 hours
A new batch of Nathan Sawaya’s delightful LEGO sculptures recently popped up at New York City’s Openhouse Gallery and we stopped by to take a gander. Unlike some of Sawaya’s previous
For most of us, it might be difficult to figure out what there is to see in a can of Spam. However, what there is to see through a can of Spam is an entirely different story. F295 user 'underbyte' has
The project features architecturally accurate recreations of the Harry Potter sets such as the Great Hall, the Quidditch Courtyard, the Defense Against the Dark Arts classroom and the bridge over the
Easton LaChappelle shows off an earlier version of his robotic arm [via Popular Science] Combining a Nintendo Power Glove with 3D-printed parts, 17-year-old Easton LaChappelle has designed an
If you love pancakes but hate making them, then the LEGO PancakeBot is your dream come true. Designed by Miguel Valenzuela, the LEGO robot pushes the boundaries of brunch technology by using an X and Y
Turning your abode into a green sanctuary has never been easier, thanks to the amazing eco furnishings being put out by creatives across the globe. 2012 proved yet again that taking a sustainable approach
Malet’s “LEGO en Bois” toys were lovingly hand made, from the carving of each part, down to the stamping of the packaging. The Montpelier, France based designer also recycled all of the waste made
Botanical artist Azuma Makoto’s latest masterpiece wasn’t crafted from branches and blooms, but instead from LEGOs! The artist has built a life-like bonsai from the popular children’s blocks. The
Inspired by traditional photography, designer Dominique Vankan has created a working camera from LEGOs and duct tape! With the process of Autochrome Lumiere in mind, Vankan used everyday materials to
The Southbank Centre teamed up with LEGO to help out Duncan Titmarsh—the UK‘s only certified LEGO professional—and a team of volunteers bring to life a giant map of the world. Exhibited from 23rd
They say that “all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy,” and we think the same can be said about architecture. We’ve rounded six delightful structures inspired by our favorite toys
The World’s Largest Living Wall Flourishes With 44,000 Plants at Milan’s Il Fiordaliso Shopping Center!
Bursting with different colors and textures, from mosses to flowering plants, the vertical wall covers most of the façade of Il Fiordaliso. Its lush texture doesn't just transform an ordinary commercial
Only 86 mm thick, the rooftop RAcell PVT system developed specifically for FOLD also covers a hot water system placed directly beneath it. The overall framing is thin too, but that doesn't mean it isn't
You can see, feel and touch architecture, but what if you could hear it too? Innovative architects and designers across the globe are finding inspiration in music to create sound-producing structures
The building festivities celebrated LEGO’s 50th year in Japan. Using ivory pieces, kids of all ages gathered in workshops in six different locations to assemble the dream landscape. Once each work group
London Velodrome The London Velodrome, part of the Velopark bicycling center in east London, anchors the northern end of the city’s Olympic Park. Both the indoor velodrome and nearby BMX racing track
On Sunday, America watched with bated breath as the Curiosity Rover successfully touched down on the surface of Mars. For two years, the highly advanced, nuclear-powered rover will explore the surface of
Proving once again just how versatile LEGOs can be, robot builder Simon Burfield has created what he believes to be the world’s first working wheelchair made out of LEGO pieces. It may not be able to
Back in 2008, CitizenM built its first two prefabricated hotels in Amsterdam as an experiment, and then took the lessons they'd learned to design and build the hotels in the UK. They started with the
The massive barrel organ features four unique scenes from the Star Wars saga, set on four different planets - the ice planet Hoth, the desert planet of Tatooine, the forest moon of Endor and the Death
“We are delighted to reclaim the record for Britain,” said the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort’s Divisional Director Sue Kemp. “We last held it in 2008 when it was a mere 29.26 meters (95.99 ft) tall.
It took Martin four weeks to complete the project, which required a lot of help from the municipality who cordoned off the space while the artist completed the vibrant transformation. As a result, the
However you feel about eggs - love 'em fried with onions, hate 'em in anything, or are morally opposed to consuming them at all - one thing you can't argue about is that they are an incredibly effective
LEGO Turing Machine from ecalpemos on Vimeo. We've seen a lot of incredible things made out of LEGOs but this new computer made out of the colorful building blocks might just be the most intricate!
Reiman Gardens is one of the largest public gardens in the state and serves as the entrance to Iowa State University and the city of Ames. The Nature Connects show is part of Reiman Gardens' 2012 Some
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