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. 

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. 

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 (English language only)
  • 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 (English language only)
  • Measures 10" (256 mm) wide
  • A striking and imaginative display for your desk, bookshelf or mantelpiece
  • Contains 811 pieces

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 make this unusual building in LEGO bricks.

Now you can build history's most famous bell tower and learn how the famous lean started. The 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. This LEGO Architecture model makes a distinctive and fascinating addition to any desk, living room or bookshelf!


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 (English language only. Other languages available for download).
  • 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; features a nameplate
  • Booklet included with details on the design, architecture and history of the building.
  • Measures 5" (15cm) tall, 3" (8cm) wide and 4" (11cm) deep

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 (English and Italian only)
  • 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, plus 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.
  • The 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 pieces of LEGO
  • 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.
  • The included booklet contains information about the design, architecture and history of the building
  • Measures over 6" (16cm) high, 17" (44cm) wide and 5" (14cm) deep.
  • This set includes over 1,000 Lego® building blocks.

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

  • RICH IN HISTORY: Celebrate American history with these precious LEGO renditions.
  • WHITE HOUSE: Architectural replica of the real-world White House.
  • LINCOLN MEMORIAL: Interpretation of real-world architectural landmark, the Lincoln Memorial.
  • INFORMATIVE BOOKLET: Contains 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.
  • The included booklet contains information about the designer, architecture and history of each structure, as well as historical facts about Venice and its architectural heritage (English and Italian only).

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.
  • The included booklet contains information about the designer, architecture and history of each structure, as well as historical facts about Berlin and its architectural heritage (English and German languages only).

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 the westminster palace and the adjoining elizabeth tower, 4 detailed clock dials with movable hour and minutes hands, and a 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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