The LEGO Architecture Idea Book: 1001 Ideas for Brickwork, Siding, Windows, Columns, Roofing, and Much, Much More

The LEGO Architecture Idea Book: 1001 Ideas for Brickwork, Siding, Windows, Columns, Roofing, and Much, Much More

by Alice Finch

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The LEGO Architecture Idea Book: 1001 Ideas for Brickwork, Siding, Windows, Columns, Roofing, and Much, Much More by Alice Finch

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593278212
Publisher: No Starch Press
Publication date: 09/25/2018
Pages: 232
Sales rank: 122,370
Product dimensions: 9.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Alice Finch is a renowned LEGO builder known for her largescale models. Her work has been featured in The Huffington PostWiredNPR, and The Seattle Times.

Table of Contents

Introduction

PART I: ARCHITECTURE

Chapter 1:
Foundations and Support Structures
Chapter 2: Modularity
Chapter 3: Color Schemes
Chapter 4: Walls
Chapter 5: Windows and Doors
Chapter 6: Interior Details
Chapter 7: Decoration
Chapter 8: Curved Walls

PART II: LANDSCAPING

Chapter 9:
Substructure
Chapter 10: Terrain
Chapter 11: Rocks
Chapter 12: Water
Chapter 13: Paths
Chapter 14: Gardens
Chapter 15: Trees

Appendix: Parts Catalog

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