The LEGO Architect (Hardcover)

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Travel through the history of architecture in The LEGO Architect. You’ll learn about styles like Art Deco, Modernism, and High-Tech, and find inspiration in galleries of LEGO models. Then take your turn building 12 models in a variety of styles. Snap together some bricks and learn architecture the fun way!

About the Author

Tom Alphin is a UX Program Manager at Microsoft and a passionate LEGO fan. He maintains a blog about LEGO and other things at

Praise For…

" the Corbusier of LEGO."
—Wall Street Journal

"As educational as it is fun, The LEGO Architect is full of bite-sized portions of architectural history, beginning with the first use of columns in ancient Egypt, back when they weren’t tiny and plastic."
—The Huffington Post

"For many budding architects the first step on the road to blueprints and T-squares is a trip to the toy store. The models are sure to motivate future architects—or future LEGO artists—to get building."
—Architectural Digest

"The LEGO Architect has sucked me in for hours, and I can’t wait to build all of the plans."

"This is likely one of the most useful books that I will ever own. Any of the LEGO-themed books from No Starch Press are as beautiful as they are practical."

"A handy manual to get the architecture enthusiast thinking about historic styles in commercial architecture...near perfect."
— Architecture

"An inspirational showcase of architectural designs re-created with LEGOs...reconnect with the satisfaction of building something block by block."
—The Wirecutter

"The perfect book to turn your childhood LEGO® collection into a legitimate (and seriously fun) adult pastime."
—Finn MacLeod, Arch Daily
Product Details
ISBN: 9781593276133
ISBN-10: 1593276133
Publisher: No Starch Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 2015
Pages: 192
Language: English