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Lego Style Shipping Container Skyscraper Inspired by Mondrian

Lego Style Shipping Container Skyscraper Inspired by Mondrian

Since Rotterdam has a rather vast container port, sourcing the modular elements for the Adaptable Tower would be made even more sustainable since the containers would not have to be trucked from afar. The

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Studio Millegomme Upcycles Tires Into Awesome Art Installations

Studio Millegomme Upcycles Tires Into Awesome Art Installations

Studio Millegomme's amazing art installations are yet another reason why we never "tire" of seeing recycled rubber used as a building material! The international collective of tire crafters was recently

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Pixar Animator Joins Forces with Lego to Create ‘Cube Dudes’

Pixar Animator Joins Forces with Lego to Create ‘Cube Dudes’

Even the über creatives at Pixar can't resist the charms of a Lego block. Pixar animator Angus MacLane recently joined the ranks of Lego enthusiasts, creating his own series of 'Cube Dudes' for much

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One+ Modular Prefab Homes Are Like Legos for Adults

One+ Modular Prefab Homes Are Like Legos for Adults

One+ was designed by architect Lars Frank Nielsen of Danish firm ONEN Design, and is a modular housing system that could be used as an office, studio, extra bedroom, guest house or even expanded to be a

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LEGO Headphones Bring New Life to Old Toys

LEGO Headphones Bring New Life to Old Toys

Still have a tub full of building bricks sitting around after your last life-size LEGO project? Why not transform them into a pair of block-rocking LEGO headphones, as per these directions from

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Monster Robot Chess Set Made from 100,000 LEGOS

Monster Robot Chess Set Made from 100,000 LEGOS

Oh, the wonderful world of LEGOS - we've seen that they can build you just about anything including a city! Well, a team of LEGO enthusiasts just put the finishing touches on their Monster Chess set. It

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Open-Source Printer Made From Legos and a Felt-Tip Pen

Open-Source Printer Made From Legos and a Felt-Tip Pen

I wrote yesterday that our love of Legos may be the strongest proof of our innate desire to build stuff. Here's an unbelievable tidbit of evidence in support of that theory: YouTube user horseattack made

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Artist Jan Vormann Uses Legos to ‘Repair’ War-Damaged Buildings

Artist Jan Vormann Uses Legos to ‘Repair’ War-Damaged Buildings

Nothing attests to humans' instinctual love of making stuff and taking it apart more than the Lego brick. The plastic toy has been featured in films and music videos and is the basis of some serious

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MIT Harnesses Biological LEGO Blocks to Build New Organs

MIT Harnesses Biological LEGO Blocks to Build New Organs

Researchers at the MIT-Harvard Division of Health Sciences and Technology have created a new type of "biological LEGO" building blocks that can be used to form new organs. By binding cells together into

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LEGO Robot Solves a Rubik’s Cube in 25 Seconds Using Droid Phone

LEGO Robot Solves a Rubik’s Cube in 25 Seconds Using Droid Phone

How long does it take you to solve a Rubik's cube? We're pretty sure that it takes us longer than 25 seconds -- way longer! We're also sure that this LEGO constructed Droid-controlled Rubik's solver is a

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Artist Populates Zoo With LEGO Sculptures of Endangered Animals

Artist Populates Zoo With LEGO Sculptures of Endangered Animals

Artist Sean Kenney proves that teaching kids about protecting endangered species can be fun with his incredible animal sculptures. Made out of 259,450 LEGO bricks, the amazingly detailed art pieces are on

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Ecomat’s LEGO-Like Building Bricks Let You Create Your Own Castle

Ecomat’s LEGO-Like Building Bricks Let You Create Your Own Castle

What if building your own house was as easy as snapping together a bunch of LEGO bricks? Brace yourself: just such a set of industrial-sized building blocks exist, and they're made from 100% recycled

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Build Your Own Modular Furniture With Life-Sized Lego Bricks!

Build Your Own Modular Furniture With Life-Sized Lego Bricks!

We recently spotted these colorful life-sized lego furniture designs and our inner child just melted. Although there is nothing particularly remarkable (or eco-friendly) about the materials used to make

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Amazing LEGO Table Would Make Even the Most Boring Meeting Fun

Amazing LEGO Table Would Make Even the Most Boring Meeting Fun

Apparently it only takes 22,742 lego bricks to make a table. After seeing this stunning boardroom masterpiece built by ABGC Architecture and Design, we think we might just strike up a collection! The

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Artist Uses LEGO Blocks to Rebuild New York City

Artist Uses LEGO Blocks to Rebuild New York City

All the Legos used in the project were donated from the Lego Graffiti Styles Convention in Munich. Vormann trolled New York for missing bricks, crumbling facades and plaster cracks and filled them in with

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Lego ‘Crawler Town,’ A Toy City on Wheels Roaming a Barren Planet

Lego ‘Crawler Town,’ A Toy City on Wheels Roaming a Barren Planet

Crawler Town is a concept mobile Lego city by designer Dave DeGobbi that "roams the barren wastes of a post steam-punk world after cataclysmic climate change do to excessive coal use." Forlorn Lego

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Build Your Own Lego Dress!

Build Your Own Lego Dress!

How cool would it be to be able to construct and reconstruct your clothing everyday according to your mood just like legos? Refinity's “Fragmented” clothing lets you do just that with their colorful

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Gigantic LEGO House Destroyed!

Gigantic LEGO House Destroyed!

In a tragic turn of events, the supercool House of LEGOs constructed for the James May BBC television challenge was torn, hammered and shattered into nothing more than a pile of 3.3 million LEGO bricks,

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Stackable Lego Fridges Thwart Thieving Roomates

Stackable Lego Fridges Thwart Thieving Roomates

Does it drive you crazy when people stand in front of the fridge with the door wide open, letting all the cold air escape while they decide whether they want soda, oj, purple stuff or Sunny D? If so,

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Stackable Lego Takeout Containers by Takeshi Miyakawa

Stackable Lego Takeout Containers by Takeshi Miyakawa

If you live in a city where plastic takeout containers are not recyclable, you may be feeling the same frustrations that we are. Those of us who can't bear the thought of simply tossing the receptacles

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LEGO ARCHITECTURE: Building Asia Brick by Brick

LEGO ARCHITECTURE: Building Asia Brick by Brick

Building Asia Brick by Brick is an architectural exhibition currently touring China put together by ArtAsiaPacific magazine, People’s Architecture Foundation and LEGO to raise the awareness of

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Disneyland unveils plans for epic new Star Wars parks

Disneyland unveils plans for epic new Star Wars parks

What Star Wars fan hasn't fantasized about sidling up to the bar in the Mos Eisley cantina, ordering a throat-burning drink, and maybe starting some shizzle with a nasty-looking alien? Here's the best

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Now you can rent a room in Japan’s Nakagin Capsule Tower via Airbnb

Now you can rent a room in Japan’s Nakagin Capsule Tower via Airbnb

Ginza's Nakagin Capsule Tower is a rare existing example of Metabolism, a post-war Japanese architectural movement that applied organic biological growth to architectural mega structures. The building

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World’s first Braille smartwatch gives blind people a lifeline to information

World’s first Braille smartwatch gives blind people a lifeline to information

In countries where smartphones are popular, it’s common to see folks walking down the street, tiny screen in hand, as they navigate to a new cafe, text with a buddy, or read an email from their boss.

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Urban Crepe is a blooming Buenos Aires food stall in a repurposed shipping container

Urban Crepe is a blooming Buenos Aires food stall in a repurposed shipping container

Urban Crepe is located at the 'Distrito Arcos Premium Outlet', an open-air mall on a former railway area within the leafy Palermo. It's massive discount clothes stores are sheltered in re-adapted railway

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Backyard BI(h)OME is a tiny, low-cost house with a light environmental footprint

Backyard BI(h)OME is a tiny, low-cost house with a light environmental footprint

This tiny low-cost, low-impact home which contains a bedroom, kitchen, living room, bathroom and dining room, was designed as a semi-permanent housing solution that can be recycled and reinstalled in

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Tesla’s newest Superchargers are lighter, faster, and cooled by liquid

Tesla’s newest Superchargers are lighter, faster, and cooled by liquid

In the never-ending quest for technological advancement, Tesla has started rolling out the newest version of its Supercharger stations, which have a handful of obvious differences from the previous

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Colorful rainbow bridge pops up to brighten a gloomy Monday in London

Colorful rainbow bridge pops up to brighten a gloomy Monday in London

Spark Your City is a 'global movement dedicated to spark joy in everyday city life'. They are a new group of creative change makers designing disruptive temporary installations to turn urban spaces into

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HOW TO: Make a $5 wind-powered phone charger for your bike

HOW TO: Make a $5 wind-powered phone charger for your bike

[gallery_extended] To make this all-in-one wind turbine power bank you need to get an old CPU fan, an old phone battery (or a 18650 cell), a small switch and a bike support element. Also get

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Enproyecto Arquitectura’s Spanish Coastal Stone Cabin Holds More Than a Few Surprises

Enproyecto Arquitectura’s Spanish Coastal Stone Cabin Holds More Than a Few Surprises

Located on the outskirts of a small agricultural village, the house is surrounded by cherry fields and is graced by a sweeping view of the coast. Zoning only allows for a 25 square meter building (usually

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