Friday, June 7, 2013

LEGO Museum ... Designed with LEGO?

As a self-professed LEGO appreciator, I was thrilled to see this conceptual video from Danish architect Bjarke Ingels.  His firm BIG is in the process of designing the new LEGO museum being built in Billund, the birthplace of LEGO.


The building will express the 'systematic creativity' of the modular brick toys and is projected to attract 250,000 visitors annually. Set to open in 2016 in denmark, the museum will use the built form to convey the tenants of LEGO play-- stimulated learning and connective thinking. Source 
 What's really amazing to me is how the techniques used in LEGO building are incoporated into the design of the museum.  What would be better?  If the building units could be re-arranged and if my tour  guide was this guy:


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