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New York City In LEGO Bricks

How can you capture all of New York City in LEGO? With a creative mind and the right data.

Rather than recreate buildings in detail, designer JR Schimdt used an elevation map of the city and surrounding area to build stacks of LEGO scaled to the city’s building topography. The end result is an eye catching 3D rendition of NYC. Hit up the link below to grab a larger copy.

LEGO New York [via Neatorma]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 11/15/12

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