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Extreme bricks : spectacular, record-breaking, and astounding LEGO projects from around the world

Author: Sarah Herman
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Great Pyramid of Giza and Stonehenge to the Colosseum and the Taj Mahal, man has never shied away from an extreme building challenge, and the LEGO builders of the twenty-first century are no different. Whether they're re-creating the works of ancient masters in brick form, building life-size superheroes, breaking world records with skyscraping towers, or firmly adjusting their thinking caps to program  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Herman
ISBN: 9781628734652 1628734655
OCLC Number: 862940261
Description: 1 online resource (365 pages)
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; Chapter One: Pioneers of Play; Sitting Bull by Bjørn Richter; The Walker by Jørn Rønnau; Chapter Two: I Build, Therefore I Am; Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry by Alice Finch; USS Intrepid by Ed Diment; Battlestar Berzerk by Garry King; H.R. Giger's Li II by Bryce Mcglone (a.k.a. Cajun); Harpsichord by Henry Lim; Venator by Sylvain Ballivet (a.k.a. Iomedes); Chapter Three: Breaking Records and Extreme Collections; The LEGO Millyard Project by New England LEGO Users Group (NELUG); Christmas Tree by Bright Bricks. Cowley St Laurence Primary School Mosaic by WHAT_architecture; LEGO House by James May; Mario by Dirk Van Haesbroeck; Chapter Four: Unconventional Bricks; Seattle Space Needle by Wayne Hussey; Thunderbird 3 by Gary Davis; Superheroes by Evan Bacon; Last March of the Ents by OneLUG; Batcave by Carlyle Livingston II and Wayne Hussey; Chapter Five: Taking on Technology; ATM and Slot Machine by Ron McRae; Poseidon-Guardian of Atlantis by Paul Hetherington (a.k.a. Brickbaron); BallMageddon by SMART (Seattle MINDSTORMS and Robotic Techies); Chapter Six: Big Builds for Bucks. Rubens Painting by Dirk Denoyelle; Hummingbird by Sean Kenney; Solar System Ceiling by Gary McIntire; Bus Stop Murals by Nicholas Foo; Elvis Helicopter by Ryan McNaught; Star Wars Death Star by Dan Parker; Red Dress by Nathan Sawaya; Great Sphinx by Robin Sather; Chapter Seven: Be Extreme; Stegosaurus by Henry Lim; Gray by Nathan Sawaya; Grand Palace of Thailand by Vincent Cheung Sin Luen (a.k.a. Fvin); "LEGO" Bridge by Martin Heuwold (a.k.a. MEGX); Index.
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Extreme builds that will shock, surprise, amaze, and astound LEGO fans, young and old..  Read more...

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