Bjarke Ingels Lays Foundation Brick at LEGO House

August 23, 2014 12:08 AM

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Bjarke Ingels Lays Foundation Brick at LEGO House

BIG‘s LEGO House is now under construction, following a one of a kind foundation laying ceremony featuring – what else – supersized lego bricks. Bjarke Ingels himself was in attendance to lay one of the foundation bricks. Constructed in LEGO‘s hometown of Billund, Denmark, the LEGO House will be a 12,000 square metre “hands-on minds-on experience centre.”

BIG’s design for the LEGO House was directly influenced by the LEGO itself, with the bricks being used to model the building, resulting in a design which is clearly inspired by the formal possibilities of the toy which it celebrates. The gallery at the very top of the design is modelled after a giga...

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