Brick by Brick LEGO at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry

Kengo Kuma,

London, USA, Chicago, USA,

Adam Reed Tucker interprets contemporary constructions such as the Burj Khalifa, marvels of the past such as the Colosseum or triumphs of the imagination like Cinderella’s castle in the Disney film in LEGO at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry until February 2017.

Brick by Brick LEGO at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry

Children of all ages love LEGO, the star of the show Brick by Brick, at the Museum of Science and Industry) in Chicago until 2017. The exhibition features more than twelve “giant” constructions made out of little bricks by Adam Reed Tucker, the "artist architect" who came up with Lego’s Architecture collection and one of the world’s 14 LEGO® Certified Professionals. The works on exhibit include the Burj Khalifa, the Colosseum, the Golden Gate Bridge, and the International Space Station: not just contemporary and historic projects, but triumphs of the imagination such as Cinderella’s Castle from the Disney film. A series of workshops introduces the public to the work of architects and engineers, as visitors can build their own LEGO structures and test them in wind galleries and on mobile planes simulating an earthquake.

The exhibition also includes futuristic LEGO constructions designed by a number of prominent architectural practices, including SOM of Chicago, Adjaye Associates of London, Kengo Kuma and Associates of Tokyo and others.

(Agnese Bifulco)

Title: Brick by Brick
Location: The Museum of Science and Industry Chicago, USA
Images: J.B. Spector/Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

Images courtesy of Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago


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