THE LEGO ARCHITECT

The LEGO Architect, by Tom Alphin
No Starch Press
The LEGO Architect was published by No Starch Press on September 24, 2015.
Ask for it in your local bookseller, or buy it at amazon.com

Become a LEGO architect!

Travel through the history of architecture in The LEGO Architect. Learn about styles like Neoclassical, Art Deco, Prairie, Modernism, Brutalism, Postmodernism, and High-tech. Find inspiration with LEGO reproductions of buildings from around the world. Follow simple instructions to build 12 models that explore each architectural style. Snap together some bricks and learn architecture the fun way!

The LEGO Architect is a bestseller with tens of thousands of copies sold. It has a 4.7 star average on Amazon, the highest rating for any LEGO book with over 100 reviews.

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Reviews

Publicity

THE LEGO ARCHITECT has seen a positive response by the LEGO community, the architecture community, and the press at large. The following are select articles and reviews about the book:

Additional Resources

Other editions

The LEGO Architect was first published in English on September 24, 2015. It has been translated into the following languages:

Japanese (July 2016), French (September 2016), Russian (October 2016), Spanish (November 2016), Italian (April 2017), and Simplified Chinese (May 2017).

Want to see ‘The LEGO Architect’ in your language? Publishers interested in offering The LEGO Architect in another language? Let’s talk; e-mail me at tom@tomalphin.com>

Author events

The LEGO Architect speaks! Tom Alphin has done book signings and talks about LEGO and Architecture.

I’ve delivered the keynote presentation at a LEGO convention, signed books and given a talk at several bookstores, and at events for LEGO enthusiasts. This includes BrickCon (Seattle), BrickWorld (Chicago), Bricks Cascade (Portland), and BrickCan (Vancouver). My talks about LEGO and Architecture range from 30 minutes to over an hour.

Visit the Events Page for a list of past events, or to schedule an event.

16 Responses

  1. Stefano says:

    I just bought the book in Italian and it’s really fabulous

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