Next Architecture set revealed

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It's a model of Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House, which is in Chicago. It's being unveiled at the site in August by designer Adam Reed Tucker. It's going to cost $200 and contain 2200 pieces which makes it the largest Architecture set by some margin. It's good to see one that is not all white, tan or grey :-)

Find out more in the Frank Lloyd Wright Preservation Trust's newsletter, page 15.

Via PrarieMod. Thanks to several people who emailed and typo for posting in the forum.

35 comments on this article

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By in Spain,

Now we're talking :-) ... though it could be cheaper to make it even more attractive

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By in United States,

Loving this one!

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By in United States,

Wow! This thing's even better than Fallingwater!

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By in United Kingdom,

I can't work out why these sets are so expensive per piece. They make Star Wars look cheap. There's no intellectual property licensing fees on them. And a bigger manual can't cost that much. I suppose they're going for the It's Good 'cause It's Expensive niche. Shame, because that rules me out.

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By in United States,

Ohmygod. That look absolutely amazing. The colors and the construction! Guess I better start saving up!

And since I live I live in Chicago, this set is especially cool to me. Can't wait!

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By in United States,

Ah Man! Why can't they make west-coast Landmarks of the U.S.A? Like the Trans-american building in San Francisco, the First Inerstate building in Los Angeles or the Grifith Obersvatory.(I live in California)

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By in United States,

This is cheaper than all the others by the price per piece. At about 9.7 cents per piece, this is way lower than the 14-20 cents per piece of the smaller ones.

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By in United States,

From the thumbnail, it looks like a posh Japanese castle. This is the coolest Ninjago set ever! :D

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By in United States,

Fantastic... I plan on attending the event. It'll be a great time to take my kids to see the famed architectural icon and to pick up the latest from ART.

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By in United States,

Great looking set, but cannot get past the 200 USD price tag.. I guess that is what BOGO TRU sales are for though.

Robie house is an amazing house, and seeing it in person even more so....

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By in United States,

@The Reviewer - They already made a Seattle Space Needle

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By in Canada,

It's a nice set, but for me it will be the Farnsworth House that I put my money into, and it's cheaper.(Although I will wait for larger pictures)

@Zrath-it does look like a Japanese castle.
@richselby- TLG has to pay ART. That's why it's so expensive.

Another Architecture set that is coming out soon is the Brandenburg Gate, in Berlin. You can find pictures on the internet.

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By in United Kingdom,

The Set looks quite impressive, but due to the likely steep uk price £150+ probably. Iam out on this purchase.

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By in United Kingdom,

Wow - looks good but very expensive! Damn lego - why do they have to keep making so many brilliant/expensive sets? Just got medieval village so got to wait for next biggie - camper van looks good at mo

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By in United States,

This set looks really nice. Much nicer (and much more expensive) than Fallingwater. I think I'll stick with saving up for the Farnsworth House due to budget constraints.

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By in United States,

Wow, from what I can see from the thumbnail the set looks amazing! I think it'd be great if Lego made minifig sized architecture sets.
P.S. Huw- This is off topic but at the top of the main brickset page is a Lego box saying "Dear brickset review author"
Is this from you? If so, why? Sorry for being off topic :)

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By in United States,

^It is from me. Answer the question and it goes away. The information will be used to enable filtering of the reviews that are presented to you, once enough people have done so.

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By in United States,

Huw- Oh OK, thanks for clearing that up :)

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By in United States,

Beautiful looking display set. Can't wait to see some clearer pics.
Price puts me off but it's real tempting....hmmm...;)

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By in United States,

That looks similar to a design at Brickworld Chicago this year. Anyone who went there seeing this?

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By in United Kingdom,

Yet another US building....why?

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By in United States,

^I see what you mean.

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By in United States,

I'm happy to finally see a larger Architecture set being released, but I can't help but agree with db99's comment.

There are so many marvelous, architectural feats in the world, it's getting to be rather lackluster in my opinion to have only U.S. buildings represented with the exception of the tiny Burj Khalifa set.

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By in United States,

^Well, the Taj Mahal is sort of an Architecture set.

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By in Canada,

^The Eiffel Tower and Tower Bridge could be included in that too. Good idea for a Bricklist!

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By in Canada,

LEGOlas1 has a point. The Architecture theme may only cover American buildings (excepting Burj Khalifa), but the world landmarks get much more respect with the large-scale models like Eiffel Tower, Tower Bridge and Taj Mahal. I've been courted by the Architecture series before, coming within an inch of buying Fallingwater and White House, but never quite gave in. This set might tip me into the pool of Architecture, though, with a price and piece count equivalent to what one might find in an Exclusive set.

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By in United Kingdom,

Don't forget the odd one out - shinkai submarine. Agree with the sentiment though - so many amazing places around the world. Alhambra palace anyone?

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By in United Kingdom,

Alhambra would be good - but Potala Palace would be awesome!!

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By in United States,

Isn't Arch. U.S. exclusive? If so then it would make sense for most of them to be US landmarks.

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By in United States,

^^^Yeah, in what way was that architecture? I mean that's a vehicle, isn't it?

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By in United Kingdom,

Its also available in the UK. Anyway, even if it was a UK exclusive i wouldnt want it to be just UK buildings.

Legolas-are u joking bout alhambra?

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By in United Kingdom,

Ignore me, just realised u meant the sub.....

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By in United States,

Awww man...can't afford legos anymore...=(

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By in Canada,

@itsaturkey-some sets are available in Canada, too.

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By in United Kingdom,

Do like the oddball sub though - think with pricing they plan to keep it as exclusive and adult orientated as possible. They are classy though as executive ornaments though with loads of potential for future sets

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