LEGO Architecture: Towering Ambition

Artist and architect Adam Reed Tucker—who’s also one of 11 LEGO Certified Professionals in the world— how do you get that job?- along with other LEGO artists, have recreated the world’s tallest skyscrapers using more than 15,500,000 LEGO Bricks.

The collection is currently exhibited at the National Building Museum in Washington DC features detailed LEGO versions of iconic skyscrapers, such as the Empire State Building, the John Hancock Center, the Petronas Towers and the Burj Khalifa.

Tucker himself created 11 of these buildings—each of which took about 200 hours or more to complete. The Museum’s LEGO® Architecture exhibition is among the most popular in Museum history and has had more than 214,000 visitors since it opened in July 2010.

The exhibition called ‘LEGO Architecture: Towering Ambition’ runs through ‘til 3 September 2012.

12 comments
    • Wow, thank you so much for the compliment! And thank you for reading!!

  1. Wes B. said:

    If the buildings in the last photo were placed outside by a river, it would actually look they were real! :)

  2. ambermlee75 said:

    Awesome!

  3. awesome! I wanna hug the Lego building on the 5th picture :)
    what’s the name of that building again?

  4. Sarah said:

    These are spectacular. I just love towers!

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