Are you a LEGO Architect ?

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The Ambassadors have been asked to share this with our communities, so ...

Are you a passionate architect who loves to express your craft in LEGO® bricks? We’d like you to join forces with the LEGO Architecture team and Adam Reed-Tucker to develop and endorse new LEGO Architecture products in Europe.

Show us your building and architectural skills by building an existing architectural masterpiece as a small-scale LEGO model. Then we’d like you to present your model (or several of them) to the LEGO Architecture design and marketing team. We expect you to have a background in architecture and the necessary presenting skills to make your subject come alive in English and another European language.

The right candidate will be asked to work on commissioned tasks, so you can work from home, with some travel in Europe.

Email your application to Jan Beyer email: [email protected] - telephone: +4579504285.

You are welcome to contact Jan if you have any further questions. The deadline for applications is February 15th.

If you think you've got what it takes & have the professional experience to back it up, Jan will be very happy to hear from you!

19 comments on this article

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By in United Kingdom,

I would love to do this but I'm rubbish at anything other than minifig scale :-( Why can't they do this for city or pretty much anything else instead?????

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By in New Zealand,

I don't have enough tan coloured bricks... maybe I could make something on LDD?

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By in United States,

background in architecture and charismatic AND able to present in a foreign language.....Oh LEGO...you are funny! I can speak Gaelic but I dont think that is what they are looking for. And most architects I know are not the best at presentations....I cant wait to see who they land for this...ha! But sounds like fun

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By in United States,

I have so many ideas for City, why can't they do something else?

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By in Germany,

What a weirdo invitation... O_O So you get to design a LEGO set, essentially?

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By in United States,

Lego Architecture: This theme probably has the highest profit margins of any theme that Lego sells... Not a surprise they want to expand it.

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By in United States,

Weirdly enough, I have taken 2 years of Toastmasters International (the premier presenter organization) and I can speak German (not very well, though), so I have half of the requirements down. But I have absolutely nothing as far as architectual skills go and I'm still in high school, so I wouldn't have a chance. Still, good luck to who ever lands this job; it probably pays really good. Now, if only they had an opening in the Star Wars department...

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By in United States,

Sounds like a neat job opening! It'd be nice to see someone from the community get the position!

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By in United States,

Well I don't have the background for this, if it were for everyone, then I'd try.

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By in Spain,

Now I understand why they are so expensive. If you have a team of multilingual, experienced architects (who don't come cheap) working on an average of 2/3 sets per year of fairly simple and small models, that's a lot of overhead.

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By in Argentina,

And they believe they need experienced architects to build such ugly sets? I´m sure the people who is geting paid to make these sets know little and nothing about Lego, so they use basic pieces in basic ways. Most of the AFOL community could build niver versions of these sets... and without a degree.

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By in United States,

I like ur post Gonzalo... Sounds like a challenge =)

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By in United States,

I second Gonzalo...these sets are truly nothing special, except for Falling Water maybe...way overpriced, no matter how "licensed" they may be

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By in Canada,

What a great opportunity. I hold both a bachelor's and masters degree in Architecture and can speak two European languages but alas, I doubt my location in North America is suitable for the position. Nevertheless, as someone who is well entrenched in the profession, I find these architectural models spectacular. These would become even more so if they took inspiration from European buildings rather than purely American examples.

They may seem moot and expensive for the architectural layman, but for the few trained architects whom have kept the Lego passions alive, they are a very special intellectual treat.

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By in Australia,

You know, for those who are commenting on how they don't need a professional architect to put together a good set, that's not the most important aspect of this job description as I see it. I think they want someone who understands the architectural community and is well regarded to spread the LEGO love amongst architects. I'm all for anything that gives LEGO more recognition as the amazing medium it is.

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By in United States,

Architecture is far too expensive for me. I like the sets, but I could buy the parts on Bricklink for a 10th of the price, probably from the only one seller. Too bad I'm a bit too young for this...

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By in United Kingdom,

Brickmatic I think you are correct. This must be more of an evangelist role than a designer. Let's face it the original Architects, like Frank Lloyd Wright, have already done the hard work! Some buildings would be easy in Lego others would be challenging to say the least, especially some of the more recent creations.

However, while the margins on these sets might be high I suspect if the dropped the price they might sell a lot more. I love Fallingwater but I cannot justify the price tag.

In my opinion the quickest way to get traction in this space and I suspect create a lot of avid AFOLs in the architecture community too would be to run some large discounts on certain sets* for any professionally registered Architects in the EU, either through the likes of RIBA or via the monthly magazines. Alternatively work with some of the big practices to release co-branded versions of their signature building(s).

* The Architecture series and a couple of special 'real world colours' brick boxes should do the trick. Sell the brick boxes on S@H too so the rest of us can grab 'em as well.

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By in Israel,

I'd love to do this, but unfortunately I am afraid I have no background in architecture. I loved the Fallingwater set though.

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By in Australia,

@Cam'n'Stu, Boxes of bricks with real world colors? I think that would be great to have! I'd love to get more gray, dark red, tan, white, etc. basic bricks, but I don't really want to get a box that also has a lot of blue, lime green, green, orange, etc. bricks. Even if they priced it above the basic brick / creator price per piece and put the price up to the regular themed sets, I think that such a set would sell well. And of course I think the ideas about running a discount or co-branding sets would be a great way to get more architect AFOLs.

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