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Inhabitat Exclusive Pics: Newcastle University Invites the Public to Build a Model LEGO City

Inhabitat Exclusive Pics: Newcastle University Invites the Public to Build a Model LEGO City

The Great North Build project marks the public launch of Newcastle University's new Institute for Social Renewal - a research center that will be dedicated to resolving many of the pressing issues that

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Melbourne’s Advanced Technologies Centre by H2o Architects Looks Like a Gigantic LEGO Brick

Melbourne’s Advanced Technologies Centre by H2o Architects Looks Like a Gigantic LEGO Brick

Much of the design of Swinburne University of Technology's Advanced Technologies Centre is about openness, circulation, and adaptability. The lower labs are glassed on all sides

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LEGO Space Shuttle Boldly Goes Where No Toy Has Gone Before

LEGO Space Shuttle Boldly Goes Where No Toy Has Gone Before

What is it with LEGO these days? They seem to be constantly making the headlines. If the company isn't investing in wind farms, then the general public is using their products to make printers or sending

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Incredible LEGO Printer Invented by 14-Year-Old Boy!

Incredible LEGO Printer Invented by 14-Year-Old Boy!

We've seen LEGO wizards create some pretty amazing projects lately by combining the iconic blocks with technology. One fourteen year old LEGO genius, Leon Overweel, has used his skills to construct his

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Lego Invests $500 Million in German Offshore Wind Farm

Lego Invests $500 Million in German Offshore Wind Farm

It's no surprise we are big LEGO fans here at Inhabitat - the iconic building blocks can be used to create everything from cameras and furniture to apartments and massive cathedrals. Now the toy maker is

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CF Salicath Builds Fully Functional TLR Camera from LEGOs

CF Salicath Builds Fully Functional TLR Camera from LEGOs

Norwegian photographer Carl-Fredric Salicath yearned for the mechanical simplicity of traditional film photography. So when he set about building his own camera he used the most elemental construction

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LEGO’s Next Architecture Series Release Will be the Sydney Opera House

LEGO’s Next Architecture Series Release Will be the Sydney Opera House

Hold onto to your seats because LEGO has just announced its newest Architecture Series release - and it's a model of Jørn Utzon's iconic Sydney Opera House! The beautiful building - which is a

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Guests Can Sleep Under a LEGO Chandelier at Brighton’s Harrington Hotel

Guests Can Sleep Under a LEGO Chandelier at Brighton’s Harrington Hotel

If you’ve ever coveted the privacy of your own hotel, head to Brighton’s posh The Harrington. You’ll be left utterly alone, as the hotel only has one room! The clandestine digs are also chock full

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I-Beam Design Playfully Renovates a New York City Apartment Using 20,000 Legos

I-Beam Design Playfully Renovates a New York City Apartment Using 20,000 Legos

Looking for some inspiration to renovation their 1,500-square-foot New York City apartment for them and their 10-year-old son, Melissa Marks and Vicente Caride, called in I-Beam Design for help, and with

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Student Max Shepherd Creates an Incredible Prosthetic Arm from LEGOs

Student Max Shepherd Creates an Incredible Prosthetic Arm from LEGOs

This remarkably dexterous prosthetic arm goes far beyond the accomplishments of many an advanced level LEGO Technics buff. The LEGO constructed limb uses LEGO motors, pneumatics and the classic blocks, to

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LOOS.FM Creates Gigantic LEGO-Inspired Church Pavilion in the Netherlands

LOOS.FM Creates Gigantic LEGO-Inspired Church Pavilion in the Netherlands

As for Abondantus Giganticus' church-inspired design, LOOS.FM wanted to create a space where festival goers could congregate - a structure that would be instantly recognizable from its form as a public

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Colors Tokyo’s Earth Blocks are an Eco-friendly LEGO Alternative

Colors Tokyo’s Earth Blocks are an Eco-friendly LEGO Alternative

LEGO blocks are one of the most enduringly popular toys around. With endless possibilities for reinvention, they challenge minds and cultivate creativity. But as much as we love these colorful little

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Miniwiz’s Biodegradable ‘Re-Wine Classic’ Wine Totes Snap Together Like Legos

Miniwiz’s Biodegradable ‘Re-Wine Classic’ Wine Totes Snap Together Like Legos

Taiwanese design firm Miniwiz is putting an elegant new spin on a classic party-going gift with their new Re-wine Classic: a biodegradable, recycled wine tote that makes any gift of the good stuff a whole

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Toronto Teens Send LEGO Man into Space Using DIY Weather Balloon

Toronto Teens Send LEGO Man into Space Using DIY Weather Balloon

Two Toronto teens have taken the LEGO man to new heights by launching the iconic yellow figure into space using a homemade weather balloon. High school students Mathew Ho and Asad Muhammad lifted the

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Watch as LEGO Superman Flies Across an Animated LEGO TV!

Watch as LEGO Superman Flies Across an Animated LEGO TV!

Whether or not you're a LEGO geek, you have to admit that this is pretty incredible. LEGO pro Rod Gillies took the new Superman mini figure by LEGO and constructed a vintage TV set with big rabbit ears

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Are the New LEGO Friends for Girls Sexist?

Are the New LEGO Friends for Girls Sexist?

LEGO rang in 2012 by launching a new line of toys, LEGO Friends, which are aimed at girls 5 and up. No big deal, right? Actually, to some it is a big deal. A petition was launched at Change.org is

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LEGO Rolls Out a Line Targeted at Girls – Progressive or Regressive?

LEGO Rolls Out a Line Targeted at Girls – Progressive or Regressive?

Over the holidays, Lego released their Lego Friends series - a selection of colorful new building sets geared towards young girls. While some may consider Lego to be gender neutral, the company's

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David Cole’s Taxidermy-Free LEGO Deer Head Gives Bambi a Break

David Cole’s Taxidermy-Free LEGO Deer Head Gives Bambi a Break

You don't need to go out hunting helpless animals if you want to mount something beautiful and majestic on your wall - David Cole has created a clever cruelty-free alternative to animal taxidermy using

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The World’s Largest LEGO Christmas Tree Pops Up in London!

The World’s Largest LEGO Christmas Tree Pops Up in London!

Bright Bricks, the only Lego®-certified professionals in the UK, started the construction of the monstrous tree on November 8th. The tree branches were built by a team of Bright Bricks builders off-site

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Will Habitat 67 Be the Next LEGO Architecture Model? Cast Your Vote Now!

Will Habitat 67 Be the Next LEGO Architecture Model? Cast Your Vote Now!

LEGO bricks are still as much fun as they were when we're kids, and we're especially fond of the LEGO Architecture series, which pays homage to some of the great buildings of the world. Right now LEGO is

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Incredible Decaying Victorian Home Made From 110,000+ LEGO Blocks!

Incredible Decaying Victorian Home Made From 110,000+ LEGO Blocks!

Standing five and a half feet tall and six feet long, the crumbling façade could have been lifted from many of the aging neighborhoods around the country. Doyle estimates that the house incorporates a

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Rebrickable Offers New Things to Build with Old LEGO Sets

Rebrickable Offers New Things to Build with Old LEGO Sets

It's always tempting to buy the newest set of legos despite the huge collection you have at home, especially if your child is insistent.  The new website Rebrickable helps you repurpose all of the LEGO

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World’s First LEGO Greenhouse

World’s First LEGO Greenhouse

The pitched LEGO Greenhouse is installed on Covent Garden's NE Piazza facing James Street - the main entrance to one of the city's most deluxe destinations. This is no mistake. Covent Garden plays a

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LEGO Announces Model of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Robie House

LEGO Announces Model of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Robie House

We've seen lots of incredible designs made from LEGO bricks lately - from a ten-foot-tall replica of Chicago’s Trump Tower to life-size animals at the Bronx Zoo. But now enthusiasts at home - who

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Sean Kenney Uses 65,000 LEGOS to Create a 10 Foot Tall Replica of the Trump Tower!

Sean Kenney Uses 65,000 LEGOS to Create a 10 Foot Tall Replica of the Trump Tower!

The Trump Tower may have been Kenney’s most difficult project to date, not taking into consideration its immense size. The actual building is covered with a skin of highly reflective glass, which blurs

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Rainbow-Hued oLE KiRk Lego Lamps Cast Fascinating Shadows

Rainbow-Hued oLE KiRk Lego Lamps Cast Fascinating Shadows

While we'd never thought of it before, it turns out that our favorite building blocks also make for excellent lamp shades that cast fun patterns of shadow and light onto the surrounding walls. Named

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Sebastian Bergne Builds a Beautiful Greenhouse Entirely from LEGO Blocks

Sebastian Bergne Builds a Beautiful Greenhouse Entirely from LEGO Blocks

Our favorite building block just keeps finding more and more inspired uses. The latest LEGO creation to catch our eye is this gorgeous greenhouse, which Sebastian Bergne built for the 2011 London Design

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Lifelike LEGO Animals Find a Home at The Bronx Zoo

Lifelike LEGO Animals Find a Home at The Bronx Zoo

It's always exciting when a zoo welcomes new members to its animal kingdom, and this month, New York City's Bronx Zoo announced more than a half a dozen new creatures! Even though they're placed in their

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Real Life Wall-E Made From LEGO Mindstorms & Motors!

Real Life Wall-E Made From LEGO Mindstorms & Motors!

If there is something that we can be sure of, it's that LEGOs really can be used to build just about anything. From computers and cameras to animals and robots, we've seen our favorite building blocks

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Man Builds LEGO Computer to Crunch Numbers for Humanity

Man Builds LEGO Computer to Crunch Numbers for Humanity

Schropp's new computer looks a little like the secret nephew of Dark Vader, despite the fact that Schropp is using his home-made machine for good. Grid Computing helps solve a lot of problems for

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