The Lego Architect by Tom Alphin

Genre : Architecture
Editor : No Starch Press
Release : 2015
ISBN-13 : 9781593276133
Hardcover : 192 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

"The perfect book to turn your childhood LEGO® collection into a legitimate (and seriously fun) adult pastime." —Finn MacLeod, Arch Daily "Stunning...be the Corbusier of LEGO." —Wall Street Journal "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 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!

Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
Editor : No Starch Press
Release : 2018-10-30
ISBN-13 : 9781593278700
Hardcover : 232 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

Take your creations to the next level with The LEGO Architecture Idea Book! These clever building tips will give you endless inspiration for making your own amazing mansions, castles, houses, spooky shacks, and more. Every chapter includes ideas for creating architectural elements like columns, doors, windows, and walls. But rather than providing step-by-step instructions, the book includes helpful photography from every angle that shows you how to achieve the look, adapt it to your build, and make it your own. Learn how to: - Build amazing walls that break the mold, with brick-and-mortar effects, weathered walls, and loose bricks - Recreate structural effects like timber framing, soaring towers and turrets, shingled roofs,clapboard siding, and more - Elevate your models with “stained glass”, intricate color patterns, and tumble-down wear-and-tear - Use pieces like croissants, snakes, and goblets to make unique architectural ornamentation Bursting with clever ideas, The LEGO Architecture Idea Book will show you how to turn your buildings into impressive, realistic structures.

The Lego Architect by Tom Alphin

Genre : Architecture
Editor : No Starch Press
Release : 2015
ISBN-13 : 9781593276133
Hardcover : 192 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

"The perfect book to turn your childhood LEGO® collection into a legitimate (and seriously fun) adult pastime." —Finn MacLeod, Arch Daily "Stunning...be the Corbusier of LEGO." —Wall Street Journal "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 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!

Lego Architecture by Philip Wilkinson

Genre : Architecture
Editor : Dk Pub
Release : 2014-09-01
ISBN-13 : 1465422862
Hardcover : 232 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

An illustrated and annotated guide takes a look at the artists, builders, and inspiration behind the LEGO Architecture series, exploring the creative process and how the artists translated iconic buildings into LEGO sets.

Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
Editor : No Starch Press
Release : 2018-11-06
ISBN-13 : 9781593279318
Hardcover : 192 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

Step-by-step instructions show how to build detailed LEGO models of neighborhoods - complete with homes, stores, restaurants, barbershops, and more. Enter the fantastical world of model building. The LEGO Neighborhood Book 2 is a full-color guide to creating intricate, bustling LEGO neighborhoods, and cities. In this second volume, a follow up to the runaway best-selling first volume, you'll learn even more ways to create classic architectural styles using only LEGO bricks. In addition to creating entire buildings, LEGO model-building experts Brian and Jason Lyles also show you how to create interesting architectural features like cornices, false fronts, porches, and detailed interiors and furniture. With instructions for three buildings and many smaller builds, The LEGO Neighborhood Book 2 is sure to provide hours of building fun and inspiration for readers of all ages.

Lego Micro Cities by Jeff Friesen

Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
Editor : No Starch Press
Release : 2018-10-02
ISBN-13 : 9781593279424
Hardcover : 189 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

LEGO Micro Cities is a full colour guide to creating intricate LEGO micro cities. Readers learn how to recreate classic architectural styles using only LEGO bricks. In addition to creating entire buildings, LEGO model-building expert Jeff Friesen shows how to create interesting architectural features like bridges and skyscrapers, and will offer suggestions on how to customise your cities and make the models your own.

The Lego Castle Book by Jeff Friesen

Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
Editor : No Starch Press
Release : 2019-08-27
ISBN-13 : 9781718500174
Hardcover : 208 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

Filled with stunning photos, step-by-step instructions, and creative ideas for customization—The LEGO Castle Book shows you how to build six mini castles complete with moats, drawbridges, gatehouses, and more! Travel through the history of castle architecture and learn how to build basic castle components like walls, towers, gates, and keeps. Whether your goal is to add realistic details like crenellations, turrets, and parapets to your designs or to create a believable medieval setting, you’ll find endless inspiration in The LEGO Castle Book. Includes complete parts list and building instructions for 6 castles: • Sleeping Dragon • Land’s End • River Gate • Winter Palace • Eight Arches • Mountain Kingdom

The World Of Minecraft by Heather E. Schwartz

Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
Editor : Lerner Publications ™
Release : 2018-01-01
ISBN-13 : 9781541521827
Hardcover : 32 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

Do you know all the different ways that video game fans can play Minecraft? Do you know where the inventor of Minecraft got the idea for the game? This book explores the history and culture surrounding the Minecraft games, books, toys, and more. You'll have more fun than a Minecraft player building a fortress as you learn strategies for playing the game and more fascinating facts.

The Art Of The Brick by Nathan Sawaya

Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
Editor : No Starch Press
Release : 2014-10-14
ISBN-13 : 9781593275884
Hardcover : 248 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

The Art of the Brick is a stunning, full-color showcase of the work that has made Sawaya the world’s most famous LEGO artist. Featuring hundreds of photos of his impressive art and behind-the-scenes details about how these creations came to be, The Art of the Brick is an inside look at how Sawaya transformed a toy into an art form.

Art Of Lego Design by Jordan Schwartz

Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
Editor : No Starch Press
Release : 2014-06-01
ISBN-13 : 9781593275532
Hardcover : 288 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

The most impressive LEGO models often take careful planning (and lots of pieces), but with some inspiration, a little imagination, and a number of tried-and-true techniques, you too can turn bricks into a masterpiece. In The Art of LEGO® Design, author Jordan Schwartz explores LEGO as an artistic medium. This wide-ranging collection of creative techniques will help you craft your own amazing models as you learn to see the world through the eyes of some of the greatest LEGO builders. Each concept is presented with a collection of impressive models to spark your imagination—like fantastic dragons, futuristic spaceships, expressive characters, and elaborate dioramas. You’ll discover some of the inventive techniques that LEGO artists use to: * Create lifelike creatures from unusual elements like inside-out tires and minifigure capes * Design sleek cars without showing a single stud * Add ambience to dioramas with light bricks or LEDs * Craft eye-catching textures to create cobblestone roads and brick walls * Build sturdy, detailed, posable mechs and other figures * Add depth with forced perspective and interesting silhouettes Interviews with the talented builders behind many of the book’s models reveal their thoughts on the design process and what inspires them most. Even if you’ve been building with LEGO since you could crawl, you’ll find new inspiration in The Art of LEGO® Design.