First We’ll Take Manhattan, Then We’ll Take Berlin

Since its origins in 2008, the LEGO Architecture range has presented a number of buildings in a number of different scales.  For 2016, the range took a left turn and folded up space time to produce something a little different.  Rather than individual buildings from different cities around the world, this year’s 3 launch sets feature skylines (that may or may not actually exist in the order presented), consisting of landmark buildings: the cities in question for 2016: New York, Berlin, and Venice.

New York, New York, its a wonderful town.IMG_0089

New York is the Largest of these skyline models: it contains a number of structures that have featured previously in Lego: The state of liberty- possibly its smallest possible LEGO manifestation, as a sand green ‘trophy nano figure.’; The Empire State Building – larger and greater detail than seen in Architecture set 21002; the Flatiron building (previously released as 21023) and LEGO debutantes: the Chrysler building in its art deco, pearl metal glory and the new World Trade Centre. At $AU70 for 598 pieces, this  represents around 11 Australian cents/ piece. Continue reading