life size LEGO house
life size LEGO house life size LEGO house
aug 30, 2009

life size LEGO house

this month british television presenter james may and a group of volunteers have been building a two-storey LEGO house in the middle of the denbies wine estate, in dorking, UK.

james may – image © AP

the life-size house uses over three million bricks and features a staircase, toilet and shower. may said once it was completed he intended to live in the temporary construction for a few days.

more images of the LEGO house can be found over at geek sugar. the daily mail also have more info on the project .

via neatorama

the LEGO house is the latest toy challenge that james may has undertook as part of his BBC series james may’s toy stories. other projects included the world’s first plasticine garden, which won the people’s choice award at the chelsea flower show, and the world’s largest model plane. the show also created a scalextric version of the brooklands 2.75-mile racetrack in weybridge.


  • I don’t think i could live there

    gar-gary says:
  • wow, first automobile enthusiast, now toy man, is there anything he can’t do?!?!

    Owned says:
  • what a dickwad…imagine how eco poisonous all those plastic bits of shite are…

    Phreekoid says:
  • that is the coolest thing I’ve ever seen. And I’m not even kidding.

    Rebekah Roberts says:
  • Pretty crazy.

    Christine Jae says:
  • Of course someone has always got to pull their eco bull crap.
    Way to go james thats awesome.
    You have got to know James and Hamond are going to do SOMETHING.

    Janssen says:
  • Funny, great, fantastic.

    One says:
  • Lovely piece of art that any kid can play with 😀

    Lulu says:
  • James is a freaking legend.

    Scar says:
  • what a giant block of shit. gg’s england 😐

    DORKING, UK, LOL says:
  • so go so fun, i also want to go >.<

    Anakin Siu says:
  • Amazinng, awesome, fascinating, incredible, shocking, surprising, wonderful!!!

    Fepa says:
  • time to grow up and be a f’ing man

    michael says:
  • What a shameless PR stunt, and a waste of a great concept. Think of what they could’ve made. Bad architecture, pure gimmick, and bad environmentally. A large plastic hemmoroid juxstaposed the green landscape.

    D'grey says:
  • news flash : GLOBAL WARMING! you think this helps?

    uknown says:
  • for me its stupid,this cant be house for normal family ;]

    snowboy says:
  • It’s… wonderful ! May I book one room for me?

    PiccoloSocrate says:
  • Utterly pointless. It can’t function as a house. It doesn’t look good. What exactly is the appeal of this project?

    Qwill says:
  • FAKE, suppose to be build ou of LEGO there is alot of wood. EVERYbody whit enough money can do this.

    Sad. 10 points off

    Timmy says:
  • This is just for all of the pricks that are just bashing this. How about YOU make a house out of teeny tiny plastic pieces. AND. It’s JUST as hurtful as any stucco house to the environment. This is an amazing work! Be grateful that there are some people who are NOT stiff brats that can branch out and make something amazing. The end.

    SCTA says:
  • I think that if the lego was green and brown only, perhaps it would have been better for the environment. Hang on, brown lego doesn’t exist, does it?
    Anyway, this is a great idea for job creation.

    paula says:
  • This is very gimmicky and poorly executed. I fail to see any innovation here as the legos act more as a cladding element, rather than forming any type of architecture. The same effect could have been achieved by painting the walls with stripes.

    Also, the artist failed to utilize what legos are so great for, that is creating 8-bit geometries (think white stripes vid, or lego-land models), i’m not sure what the intentions here were. total waste of time and money on something completely uninteresting….

    S/M says:
  • Shopped!!!

    fccfu says:
  • i can feel the pessimism oozing from you knuckleheads. destroy everything with your judgement. enjoy nothing. it is, afterall, what humans do best. you are fools

    Michelangelos Epitaph says:
  • would live there for a few days?
    waste of resources when there is so much real need in the world (one of those needs being real housing)

    JP says:
  • That’s not a toy, at all. Apart from color element no other playfulness revealed. An imaginary marketing extension of the original logo toy function. I dont want to imagine how is leaving in that plastic house under sun exposure.

    Lise09 says:
  • WHATS NEXT? THE LEGO- CITY? (spooky-grandiose)

    Michels says:
  • surprsing to see what all ppl do to be noticed. eco aside…what a waste of effort and time.

    jakarta says:
  • I like

    Hai says:
  • Cool!

    MC says:
  • Nice one! And for those who think art is about ECO, what are you doing on the computer wasting electricity reading about this?????
    Well you should just close your eyes and imagine an exciting life. Preferably somewhere else….

    Peer says:
  • i saw it today

    i live in dorking

    its not as big as it looks
    and theres a guard dog
    james may is only there once a week

    robert russell says:

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