Gallery: Inhabitat Exclusive Pics: Newcastle University Invites the Pub...

Newcastle University has created an awesome interactive Lego exhibition called "The Great North Build," which invites the public to participate in brainstorming design solutions to such issues as urban expansion, population growth, and quality of life. Hosted in Newcastle's Great North Museum, the exhibition, which opened on March 14th and closes on April 14th is open to everyone from small children to professional urban planners. The size, scale, and purpose of various buildings and installations in the mini Lego city will be determined by members of the public working with university researchers. A personal friend and Newcastle University teacher, Vikki Leitch attended the exhibition that will use a total of 110,000 Lego pieces and sent us these exclusive images. Step in to find out what she learned from this exciting design experience.

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