Building Boom

Block Party: From Freddie Mercury to Angkor Wat, Amazing Lego Sculptures (PHOTOS)

From Freddie Mercury to Angkor Wat (and everything from gnomes to sock monkeys in between), the number of things you can build with LEGOS is apparently limitless, and so is the fun supplied by the designers included in Mike Doyle’s ‘Beautiful LEGO,’ an eyepopping collection of ‘builds,’ as they’re known to their creators, some of whom labor hundreds of hours to produce a single work.

© Angus MacLane

© Angus MacLane

From Freddie Mercury to Angkor Wat (and everything from gnomes to sock monkeys in between), the number of things you can build with LEGOS is apparently limitless, and so is the fun supplied by the designers included in Mike Doyle’s ‘Beautiful LEGO,’ an eyepopping collection of ‘builds,’ as they’re known to their creators, some of whom labor hundreds of hours to produce a single work.

© Tom Simon

Doc Edgerton (2010), by Tom Simon

© Iain Heath

“Fried Chicken!” (2011), by Iain Heath

© J. Spencer Rezkalla

World Trade Center & 9/11 Memorial, New York (2012), by J. Spencer Rezkalla

© Tim Goddard

Rearing Stallion (2011), by Tim Goddard

© Mike Doyle

Victorian on Mud Heap (2011), by Mike Doyle

© Chris McVeigh

Rotary Phone (2012), by Chris McVeigh

© Thomas Poulsom

Bradley the Blue Jay (2012), by Thomas Poulsom

© 2013 by Mike Doyle

Reproduced from "Beautiful LEGO," by Mike Doyle, with the permission of No Starch Press.