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Incredible LEGO Colosseum Made from 200,000 Bricks Unveiled!

Incredible LEGO Colosseum Made from 200,000 Bricks Unveiled!

Drawing upon his expertise, McNaught accomplished a near-impossible feat: building a giant oval shape out of Lego square bricks. Half of the structure is represented in its original splendor, with Roman

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LEGOLAND Windsor Builds World’s Tallest LEGO Tower Using Over 500,000 Bricks!

LEGOLAND Windsor Builds World’s Tallest LEGO Tower Using Over 500,000 Bricks!

“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.

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Rolls-Royce Unveils World’s First LEGO Jet Engine Made from 152,455 Bricks!

Rolls-Royce Unveils World’s First LEGO Jet Engine Made from 152,455 Bricks!

Rolls-Royce debuted the world’s first ever LEGO Jet Engine at the Farnborough International Airshow this week in England. The model is a half-size replica of the enormous Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 that

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Street Artist Megx Paints German Bridge to Look Like Giant LEGO Bricks!

Street Artist Megx Paints German Bridge to Look Like Giant LEGO Bricks!

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

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Larger-Than-Life LEGO Forest Springs Up In Australia’s Living Desert!

Larger-Than-Life LEGO Forest Springs Up In Australia’s Living Desert!

The life-sized LEGO Forest consists of 15 iconic LEGO ‘pine’ trees, each sized 4 meters in height, and 15 sets of flowers.  Rising from Broken Hill's distinctive red soil, the LEGO Forest pieces

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The Best Green Designs at Dwell on Design 2012!

The Best Green Designs at Dwell on Design 2012!

The Cricket Trailer is a space-age mobile home designed by NASA architect Garrett Finney that packs all of the comforts of a conventional house into one compact package. The units can be outfitted with a

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Designers Make Turing Machine Computer Out of LEGOS

Designers Make Turing Machine Computer Out of LEGOS

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!

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Larger Than Life LEGO Animals Pop Up at Iowa’s Reiman Gardens!

Larger Than Life LEGO Animals Pop Up at Iowa’s Reiman Gardens!

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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EZ Log’s Housing Kits Can be Assembled Like Lego Blocks

EZ Log’s Housing Kits Can be Assembled Like Lego Blocks

Build a new home, office space, or mini-escape using one of EZ Log's awesome kits featuring wood blocks that can be stacked up like LEGOs! The kits come in over 200 designs and employ a tongue-and-groove

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Carmen Miranda Meets LEGOs In Bizarre Brazilian Fruit Branding Campaign

Carmen Miranda Meets LEGOs In Bizarre Brazilian Fruit Branding Campaign

Tired of peeling labels off of your fruit? The Brazilian advertising agency AGE Isobar has found a solution with its cubic mold, which presses a brand's label into the surface of pieces of fruit. The mold

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Alessandro Jordão’s Giant Lego Chair Debuts at “Fresh from Brasil” During NY Design Week

Alessandro Jordão’s Giant Lego Chair Debuts at “Fresh from Brasil” During NY Design Week

This was the second edition of Fresh From Brasil, which showed its first collection at the Wanted Design show in 2011.  Jordão first showed pieces from his collection of Lego art last year in São

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Carlos Jarpa’s Vigilante Maule Is a Timber Frame Tower Looking Out Over Chile’s Vineyards

Carlos Jarpa’s Vigilante Maule Is a Timber Frame Tower Looking Out Over Chile’s Vineyards

Jarpa wanted to create a tower whose structure would be self-supporting and would not require external additions for support. He turned to a jointed grid-shell system, which would not only provide for a

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The Best Green Designs From Wanted Design 2012!

The Best Green Designs From Wanted Design 2012!

Inhabitat favorite Francois Chambard of UM Project unveiled an adorable army of modular robots made from a standardized lighting unit. The quirky bots range from a miniature terrarium to retro robot lamps

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Model Citizens Creates a Hub for Emerging Green Creatives at NY Design Week

Model Citizens Creates a Hub for Emerging Green Creatives at NY Design Week

The Wave Loung by 0 to 1 Designed by 0 to 1, the Wave has been constructed from recycled cardboard cores that were once used to hold fabric or packing materials. The structure is connected by

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Dwell Announces Five Finalists for their Mid-Century Modern LEGO Design Contest!

Dwell Announces Five Finalists for their Mid-Century Modern LEGO Design Contest!

Our friends over at Dwell partnered with Pacific Standard Time to search for the best architectural LEGO masterpiece for Dwell on Design, and they've just announced their five finalists in the

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18,000 lb. Mayan Temple is the World’s Largest Chocolate Sculpture!

18,000 lb. Mayan Temple is the World’s Largest Chocolate Sculpture!

The chocolate building team was lead by Chef Francois Mellet and Stephane Treand, who added their pastry expertise to the construction of the oversized treat. The giant chocolate building is in the shape

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Gorgeous Historic Church Transformed into Modern Residence near Adelaide, Australia

Gorgeous Historic Church Transformed into Modern Residence near Adelaide, Australia

The historic stone chapel was built in 1877 from bluestone. Although the religious effects are long gone, the façade still boasts the original church bell, which rang for the small village that

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Thomas Poulsom’s Stellar Birds Elevate LEGOs To an Art

Thomas Poulsom’s Stellar Birds Elevate LEGOs To an Art

From a family that built part of their NYC apartment out of LEGOs to the world record-shattering tower that was just completed in South Korea, we've seen some pretty incredible LEGO creations here at

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South Korea Builds World’s Tallest LEGO Tower!

South Korea Builds World’s Tallest LEGO Tower!

Seoul, South Korea is now home to the world's tallest LEGO skyscraper - the LEGO World Tower! Built to celebrate LEGO’s 80th birthday, the tower reached a record-breaking 104.65 feet. The previous

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1970s Double-Decker Bus in Berlin Transformed Into Mobile Kiosk

1970s Double-Decker Bus in Berlin Transformed Into Mobile Kiosk

Kjosk is a collaborative project that started when Rosmarie Köckenberger was working as part of the interdisciplinary creative team Balestra Berlin. Featuring an outdoor eating area furnished with

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Liu Wei’s Chaotic Cities Are Made of Stacks Upon Stacks of Recycled Text Books

Liu Wei’s Chaotic Cities Are Made of Stacks Upon Stacks of Recycled Text Books

Unlike other book sculptures, Wei’s pieces are rough, crumbling and unfinished, completely betraying their origination as crisp text books. The carved pages possess a soft quality, which fuels the

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Google’s London Campus Features Ultra Flexible Shipping Container Working Spaces

Google’s London Campus Features Ultra Flexible Shipping Container Working Spaces

Google Campus is a seven story co-working and event space in the center of London's tech hub, otherwise known as Silicon Roundabout. The co-working facility provides office space for Google employees and

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Jordan Eagles “Recycles” Slaughterhouse Blood into Splotchy Works of Art

Jordan Eagles “Recycles” Slaughterhouse Blood into Splotchy Works of Art

We can't even imagine what it must be like to set foot in Jordan's studio, but there is something really intriguing about his choice of materials. And we kind of like the idea, as much as we're repulsed

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6 Amazing Green Renovations That Turn Industrial Buildings into Architectural Gems

6 Amazing Green Renovations That Turn Industrial Buildings into Architectural Gems

WUNDERLAND KALKAR AMUSEMENT PARK SOUTHERN PACIFIC BREWING COMPANY ABC MUSEO UMBAU WASSERTURM - WATER TOWER BATTERSEA POWER STATION 780 BREWSTER Wunderland Kalkar Amusement Park In

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Studio Mango’s Lygo Lamp Can Be Assembled Like LEGO Blocks

Studio Mango’s Lygo Lamp Can Be Assembled Like LEGO Blocks

Studio Mango’s cool and contemporary Lygo Lamp gives a nod to our favorite childhood building block - the LEGO! Each Lygo Lamp comes in a thin package which contains a lighting fixture and 144

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Book Camera Created From Recycled Photography Texts

Book Camera Created From Recycled Photography Texts

We love seeing quirky cameras made from inventive materials here at Inhabitat - in the past we've showcased everything from Lego TLR cameras to Leica-style paper pinhole cameras. The latest kit to catch

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Solar Thermal STEP Method Could Make Cement Production Greenhouse Gas-Free

Solar Thermal STEP Method Could Make Cement Production Greenhouse Gas-Free

The cement manufacturing process has a staggering carbon footprint - said to be responsible for up to 7 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, the industry releases around 9 lbs of carbon dioxide for

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Harry the Hermit Crab Gets A Lego Home of His Own

Harry the Hermit Crab Gets A Lego Home of His Own

Harry the hermit crab has the same problem as all of his kind; his soft belly leaves him vulnerable to the elements so he must seek out his own sea shell for safety. But unlike other hermit crabs, Harry

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MIT’s Self-Assembling Smart Sand Can Take On Any Shape

MIT’s Self-Assembling Smart Sand Can Take On Any Shape

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will soon present a paper describing algorithms that could eventually enable “smart sand”; self-sculpting sand that can take on any

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