A little over a year ago syrhilla built the Temple of the Sun, a fictional temple with a literal sun as a spire. The model is noted for its interesting roof design and detailed facades.
James Shields shared pictures from Limerick Diecast Show 2018. Below is a sample of some of the best architectural models.
Mariann Asanuma did an amazing job recreating the Cathedral of the Madeleine in Salt Lake City, Utah. This immense model comes is over five feet long. is constructed out of roughly 40,000 LEGO pieces, and contains amazing details. While much of the details are sculpted with basic elements, there is also a good amount of creative parts usage, such as the turntable bases as fences and battle droids as gargoyles.
In early spring Jens Ohrndorf completed a model of “One Thousand and One Nights”, similar in appearance to the Taj Mahal. The model uses white elements (with some faded yellow pieces), providing a rewarding challenge for the construction of the mosque.
A couple of years ago Luca Fusar Bassini built the Crema Cathedral, located in northern Italy. The model is 1:75 in scale, and uses around 9,600 pieces. Work on the adjacent plaza is expected to be complete (for the LEGO model) in a few years.
Recent Asian travels inspired a few works for Arthur Gugick, including a Bagan (Myanmar) inspired structure. The ancient city is known for its hundreds of Buddhist monuments, soaring with beautiful spires.
urbanblocks used pieces from the Big Ben set (10253) to create a stunning cathedral. The church is noted for its three towers, with two at the entry and the largest one at the crossing.
Meet Steve. Steve is a cathedral golem, built by Caleb Flutur for the Summer Joust contest. If a church ever turned into a transformer, this is the result.
Kam Singh is in the process of packaging a custom 3,200 piece LEGO version of Sri Darbar Sahib (Golden Temple) for distribution. The temple is located in Amritsar, India, and is one of the most important pilgrimage site of Sikhism.
Iyan Ha‘s Catholic Church is quite amazing. Not only is the model stunning both inside and out, but LED light also illuminate the church’s stained glass windows.