The 25 Coolest LEGO Architecture Sets

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For this post, I have put together an extensive list of the coolest LEGO architecture sets currently available. 

UPDATED: July 19, 2019.

LEGOs are not just for kids anymore. These sets are amazingly detailed and accurate to the real-world designs. Whether you are looking for the perfect gift or want a great feature on your desk, you are sure to find the perfect kit below. 

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So here is my list of The 25 Coolest LEGO Architecture Sets.

Enjoy!

1. Farnsworth House LEGO Architecture

  • Architectural replica of the real-world Farnsworth House™.

  • Booklet included with details on design and history.

  • Measures over 10" (25cm) wide and 3" (7cm) tall.

  • 546 pieces.


2. Villa Savoye LEGO Architecture

  • Recreate the Villa Savoye within a building set featuring the iconic details of this modernist marvel.

  • Booklet included with details on design and history.

  • Measures 3. 6" (9. 2cm) tall, 7. 5" (19. 2cm) wide and 6. 9" (17. 5cm) deep.


3. Fallingwater LEGO Architecture

  • Replica of real-world architectural landmark Fallingwater.

  • Booklet included with details on design and history.

  • A striking and imaginative display for your desk, bookshelf or mantelpiece.

  • Contains 811 pieces.

  • Measures 10" (256 mm) wide.


4. Burj Khalifa, Dubai LEGO Architecture

  • Architectural replica of the real-world Burj Khalifa.

  • Includes information booklet with details on design and detailed history of landmark.

  • Burj Khalifa model is over 10” (25cm) tall and 4” (10cm) wide on a base with a printed name label.

  • 208 Total Pieces.


5. Studio Building Blocks Set LEGO Architecture

  • Release your inner architect and explore a world of endless creative possibilities.

  • Includes 1210 white and transparent Lego bricks, sorting trays and an inspirational 272-page guidebook.

  • Guidebook written in collaboration with leading architects and edited by Christopher Turner.

  • Use the monochromatic bricks to help you learn the fundamentals of architectural design in a Lego context.


6. Leaning Tower of Pisa LEGO Architecture

  • The Leaning Tower of Pisa has a trademark tilt that has seen it reproduced on postcards and souvenirs all over the world.

  • Now you can build history's most famous bell tower and learn how the famous lean started.

  • Makes a distinctive and fascinating addition to any desk, living room or bookshelf.

  • Instructions and enclosed booklet tell the story of the Tower's fascinating history and how the 56 meter building began its journey into architectural history.


7. The Eiffel Tower LEGO Architecture

  • Interpretation of real-world architectural landmark the Eiffel Tower in Lego bricks.

  • Booklet included with details on design, architecture and history of the tower.

  • Measures over 12" (31cm) high, 4" (11cm) wide and 4" (11cm) deep.


8. Arc De Triomphe LEGO Architecture

  • Features statue-adorned pillars, sculptural reliefs and subtle coloring that adds warmth and emphasis to the model's bold lines, curves and contours.

  • Includes a golden plate to represent the tomb of the unknown soldier and a buildable lego interpretation of the eternal flame.

  • The included booklet contains information about the design, architecture and history of the monument.

  • Measures over 4in (11cm) high, 5in (14cm) wide and 3in (9cm) deep.


9. Sydney Opera House LEGO Architecture Expert

  • Recreate Australia's architectural masterpiece: the Sydney Opera House.

  • Features advanced building techniques for complex forms, angled walls and subtle detailing.

  • Sturdy construction allows the model to be handled and moved.

  • Includes hard-to-find dark tan lego bricks, tiles and sloped bricks ; collect the 48x48 stud baseplate, available in blue for the very first time.

  • Build this model of a unesco world heritage site.

  • Measures over 11" (28cm) high, 25" (63cm) wide and 15" (38cm) deep.


10. Robie House LEGO Architecture

  • Interpretation of real-world architectural icon, the Robie House.

  • Booklet included with details on design and history.

  • Measures 4.5" (11.5cm) tall, 16.5" (42cm) wide and 7.5" (19.2cm) deep.


11. Flatiron Building LEGO Architecture

  • Interpretation of real-world architectural landmark, the Flatiron Building.

  • Booklet included with details on the design, architecture and history of the building.

  • Measures 5" (15cm) tall, 3" (8cm) wide and 4" (11cm) deep.

  • Features a nameplate.


12. Trevi Fountain LEGO Architecture

  • Interpretation of real-world architectural landmark, the Trevin Fountain,

  • Booklet included with details on the design, architecture and history of the fountain.

  • Measures 5" (14cm) tall, 7" (20cm) wide and 5" (14cm) deep.


13. Guggenheim Museum LEGO Architecture

  • Features the Guggenheim's modernist facade, circular rotundas and distinctive lines.

  • Eight-story annex tower and a section of New York City's 5th avenue museum mile including scaled yellow cabs.

  • The guggenheim sign, featuring wright's architectural lettering, has also been recreated in a similar typeface to complement the authenticity of the mode.

  • Included booklet contains information about the design, architecture and history of the building.

  • Measures over 4" (12cm) high, 7" (19cm) wide and 5" (14cm) deep.


14. Seattle Space Needle LEGO Architecture

  • Replica of real-world architectural landmark Seattle Space Needle.

  • Booklet included with details on design and history.

  • Measures 8.7" (22.2cm) tall, 3.1" (8cm) wide and 2.5" (6.4cm) deep.


15. Willis Tower (Formally Sears Tower) LEGO Architecture

  • Interpretation of real-world architectural landmark Willis Tower.

  • Booklet included with details on design and history.

  • Measures 9" (22.8cm) tall, 3.1" (8cm) wide and 2.5" (6.4cm) deep.


16. White House LEGO Architecture

  • Replicate the home to the nation's Head of State using 560 LEGO pieces.

  • Based on the James Hoban design chosen by President George Washington on July 16, 1792.

  • Assembled White House model stands 9" (22 cm) wide on a base with printed name label.

  • Includes a booklet with facts about the building, its construction and its history.


17. United States Capitol Building LEGO Architecture

  • Features the capitol's neoclassical facade, dome, colonnades, north and south wings, steps and lawns.

  • Remove the dome to access the rotunda, featuring columns, 8 statue elements and a tiled floor.

  • Measures over 6" (16cm) high, 17" (44cm) wide and 5" (14cm) deep.

  • Includes over 1,000 LEGO blocks.

  • Included booklet contains information about the design, architecture and history of the building.


18. Washington, D.C. Collection:
The White House and Lincoln Memorial LEGO Architecture

  • Celebrate American history with these LEGO renditions.

  • WHITE HOUSE: Architectural replica of the real-world White House.

  • LINCOLN MEMORIAL: Interpretation of real-world architectural landmark, the Lincoln Memorial.

  • Includes detailed booklet detail on design and history.


19. Rockefeller Center LEGO Architecture

  • Replicate an icon of art deco design - the world famous Rockefeller Center.

  • Rockefeller Center, located in the center of Midtown Manhattan, New York City, represents the largest private building project ever undertaken in modern times.

  • Rockefeller Center measures 5" (138mm).

  • 240 pieces.


20. London Skyline LEGO Architecture

  • Features the National Gallery, Nelson’s Column, London Eye, Big Ben and Tower Bridge.

  • The included booklet contains information about the designer, architecture and history of each building, as well as historical facts about london and its architectural heritage.

  • Recreate the world's most beautiful cities with the lego. Architecture skyline collection.

  • Measures over 5” (15cm) high, 11” (28cm) wide and 3” (8cm) deep.

  • This skyline collection set makes a great gift with over over 460 lego® building blocks, and offers an age-appropriate building experience for ages 12+.


21. Venice Skyline LEGO Architecture

  • Features the Rialto Bridge, St. Marks Basilica, St. Mark's Campanile, St. Theodore and the Winged Lion of St. Mark, and the Bridge of Sighs.

  • Venice's rivers and canals are represented by blue tiles in the baseplate.

  • Measures 5" (14cm) high, 9" (25cm) wide and 1" (3cm) deep.

  • Included booklet contains information about the designer, architecture and history of each structure, as well as historical facts about Venice and its architectural heritage.


22. Chicago 21033 Skyline LEGO Architecture

  • Features the Willis Tower, John Hancock Center, Cloud Gate, Dusable Bridge, Wrigley Building and the Big Red.

  • The included booklet contains information about the designer, architecture and history of each structure, as well as historical facts about Chicago and its architectural heritage.

  • Measures over 7” (20cm) high, 8” (22cm) wide and 1” (5cm) deep.


23. Berlin Skyline LEGO Architecture

  • Features the Reichstag, Victory Column, Deutsche Bahn Tower, Berlin Tv Tower and the Brandenburg Gate.

  • Features 3 sections of the Berlin Wall with graffiti deco.

  • Measures 9" (23cm) high, 9" (25cm) wide and 1" (5cm) deep.

  • Included booklet contains information about the designer, architecture and history of each structure, as well as historical facts about Berlin and its architectural heritage.


24. Tower Bridge LEGO Architecture Expert

  • Includes 4 miniature vehicles: a black london taxi, a yellow truck, green automobile and even a traditional red double-decker bus.

  • Tower bridge is ideal for building and display - it can be taken apart in sections for easy transport.

  • Features the iconic paired towers and a drawbridge that really opens and closes.

  • 4,295 elements.


25. UK Big Ben LEGO Architecture Expert  

  • Big Ben features a detailed section of Palace of Westminster.

  • Four detailed clock dials with movable hour and minute hands.

  • Features sidewalk, tree and grass area depicting the building's location.

  • Remove the top of the tower to access the big ben bell.

  • Rare elements include ski poles, flowers and corner plates in molded gold color, and tinted-translucent elements.

  • Special elements include 4 printed clock faces.

  • Big ben measures over 23" (60cm) high, 17" (44cm) wide and 7" (20cm) deep.

I hope this list of the coolest Lego architecture sets has been helpful. If I left one out that you think is important, let me know in the comments below.

Thanks for reading!

Brandon Hubbard, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C

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