I’m sure I’ve mentioned before just how much of a Lego household we’ve become of late. Charlie has Lego, Henry has Lego, and yes, I have Lego. Lego, Lego, Lego.
Anyway, I’ve been keeping an eye on the great stuff coming out of Brickstructures recently. They’ve partnered with Lego to produce a special Architecture series of Lego sets. First came the Sears Tower and John Hancock Center, then the Empire State Building and Space Needle. These sets are pretty cool, but they’ve outdone themselves with their latest.
The next two sets in the series are a pair of Frank Lloyd Wright classics: The Guggenheim Museum and Fallingwater. They’re gorgeous. Fallingwater, in particular looks great in Lego, though I do wish they’d gone with grey bricks for the vertical element; the contrast between the horizontal cast concrete and vertical cut stone is one of the really striking things about the original.
Yes, I know that neither the Guggenheim nor Fallingwater are really Prairie School buildings, but the headline was irresistible.