Gallery: Artist Constructs Massive Spiral Out of 270,000 LEGOs in Amste...

 

LEGOS aren’t just for kids anymore. Industrial designer Lene Ronsholt Wille has constructed an immense and elegantly curved spiral out of the children’s building block toys in Amsterdam. Called “Metaphorical Horizons,” the smooth white structure coils around the lobby of the city’s World Trade Center. Made of 270,000 white LEGOS, the installation can function as a bench, a desk or as a sectioned off space within the open lobby. Constructed over a six week period, Wille created the structure to represent the feeling of infinitely moving, while also constantly being aware of the horizon in the distance.

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