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PrairieMod: Frank Lloyd Wright LEGO Sets
"The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation announced today that The LEGO Group is now the exclusive licensed manufacturer of Frank Lloyd Wright Collection® LEGO Architecture sets." Hmn. Not sure what the market for these is, beyond curios; they're not particularly high-resolution, for starters.
lego  architecture  franklloydwright  toys  construction 
may 2009 by infovore
Rands In Repose: The Makers of Things
"We are defined by what we build. It’s not just the engineering ambition that designed these structures, nor the 20 people who died building the Brooklyn Bridge. It’s that we believe we can and decide to act." This is good.
history  making  newyork  engineering  construction  building  inspiration 
march 2009 by infovore
15 Incredibly Creative Papercraft Artists | WebUrbanist
The Brian Dettmer is beautiful. Also: didn't realise the heart/cube cogs were paper, not wood.
papercraft  paper  folding  design  construction  art 
december 2008 by infovore
Classic-Space LEGO: content / greebling: a closer look
A detailed look at various techniques for greebling Lego models.
lego  construction  space  model  design  greebling  greebles 
september 2008 by infovore
Gangster who built world's tallest log cabin - Telegraph
"Dominating the skyline of Arkhangelsk, a city in Russia's far north-west, it is believed to be the world's tallest wooden house, soaring 13 floors to reach 144ft - about half the size of the tower of Big Ben." Wow.
construction  building  architecture  russia  wood  house  skyscraper 
august 2008 by infovore
My Quest to Build the Perfect Burger: Chefs + Restaurants :
"Our challenge now is to keep a very close eye on the mise en place, because if one cook changes even a little detail of one of the key ingredients—the width of the tomato slices, the amount of mustard on the bun—the harmony of these burgers is lost."
food  preparation  construction  burger  process 
july 2008 by infovore
Why We Banned Legos - Volume 21 No. 2 - Winter 2006 - Rethinking Schools Online
"With these three agreements — which distilled months of social justice exploration into a few simple tenets of community use of resources — we returned the Legos to their place of honor in the classroom." Wonderful article about education.
play  society  culture  politics  economics  personal  lego  construction  teaching  children 
february 2008 by infovore
No Starch Press Home Page
"Build the Models Your Parents Warned You Against". Sounds awesome!
lego  hacking  construction  making  engineering 
august 2007 by infovore
TechEBlog - Functional Paper V8 Engine
Awesome. Super-detailed working V8 engine made of paper.
paper  model  engine  design  construction 
november 2005 by infovore

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