LEGO Micro Cities

LEGO Micro Cities

Build Your Own Mini Metropolis!
by Jeff Friesen
October 2018, 200 pp.
ISBN-13: 
9781593279424
Full color

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"This book is a LEGO dreamer’s dream on a very small scale."
GeekDad

"Building on such a scale is a challenge on its own, but making whole cityscapes? It’s LEGO art at its finest."
Brick Pals

"Just flicking through its pages will have you looking at LEGO elements in completely different ways."
BricksFanz

What Will You Build?

Build a beautiful LEGO® city that’s small enough to hold in your hands! Filled with striking photos, step-by-step instructions, and countless ideas for customization, LEGO Micro Cities shows you how building small can open up new possibilities for the creative builder. You’ll learn everything you need to know to create your own micro city, from building the foundation to adding convincing architectural details that will bring your city to life.

Author Bio 

Jeff Friesen is an award-winning photographer and LEGO enthusiast whose work has been exhibited in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Japan. In 2017, he was awarded the Brothers Brick LEGO Creation of the Year. He posts his popular LEGO photography on Instagram (@jeff_works). Friesen lives in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

Table of contents 

Preface

Base Camp
Gilded City
Upper Brick Side
Bridge Town
Steamworks
Hyperloop City
Tomorrowland
Utopia
Strange New Worlds
The Finishing Touch

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Reviews 

"This book is a LEGO dreamer’s dream on a very small scale."
—GeekDad

"Expert LEGO designer and builder Jeff Friesen presents an amazing book for LEGO fanatics, architecture fanatics, and anyone who enjoys building things."
—The Awesomer

"Building on such a scale is a challenge on its own, but making whole cityscapes? It’s LEGO art at its finest."
—Brick Pals

"Just flicking through its pages will have you looking at LEGO elements in completely different ways."
—BricksFanz

"If you want to take your LEGO builds to the next level and really get a feel for how to design on the Micro scale, then this book has a lot of examples, ideas, and instructions to get you on your way."
—Game Vortex

Updates 

Streamliner model: refer to downloadable parts list for the number of pieces required for each part.

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