- Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
- LEGO Architecture
Construct a LEGO® brick model of one of the most significant architectural icons of the 20th century. Located in New York City, the internationally renowned Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is hailed as one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s greatest achievements. The building was commissioned in 1943, and on October 21, 1959, Wright's masterpiece was opened to the public, gaining immediate recognition as an architectural landmark. This detailed LEGO model focusses on the building's smoothed concrete facade with its distinctive curves and lines, and features its famous ‘inverted-ziggurat’ rotunda and 8-story annex tower. The Guggenheim’s iconic sign, recreated in a similar typeface, and a section of New York City’s 5th Avenue Museum Mile with its signature yellow cabs complete the model, capturing the essence of this magnificent structure.
- Recreate the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum with LEGO® Architecture!
- Explore iconic architecture with this LEGO® Architecture interpretation of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, featuring the famous ‘inverted-ziggurat’ rotunda and annex tower.
- Discover the architectural secrets of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. This accurately detailed LEGO® model faithfully recreates the curves and distinctive lines that have made this building an architectural icon for the last half-century. The simple, grid-patterned facade of the annex tower complements the main building with its circular rotundas, while buildable exterior elements depict a section of New York City's 5th Avenue Museum Mile, complete with its signature yellow cabs. The Guggenheim sign, featuring Wright’s architectural lettering, has also been recreated in a similar typeface to heighten the authenticity of the model. This LEGO Architecture model has been designed to deliver a rewarding building experience for all with an interest in architecture, travel, history and design, and is suitable for display in the home and office.
• LEGO® Architecture interpretation of the real-world architectural landmark, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.
• Features the Guggenheim’s modernist facade with its circular rotundas and distinctive lines, plus the 8-story annex tower and a section of New York City's 5th Avenue Museum Mile including scaled yellow cabs.
• The Guggenheim sign, featuring Wright's architectural lettering, has also been recreated in a similar typeface to complement the authenticity of the model.
• The included booklet contains information about the design, architecture and history of the building (English language only. Other languages available for download at LEGO.com/architecture).
• LEGO® Architecture celebrates the world of architecture through the medium of the LEGO brick, and is developed for all with an interest in travel, architecture, history and design.
• This set includes over 740 LEGO® pieces and offers an age-appropriate building experience for ages 12+.
• Measures over 4” (12cm) high, 7” (19cm) wide and 5” (14cm) deep.
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