creative company brickmonkey specializes in LEGO®-built designs, ranging from architecture to steam-punk-themed pieces. its most recent design features a 20,000-pieced replica of herzog & de meron‘s elbphilharmonie: hamburg concert hall. it opens up in the front, revealing a detailed view of the concert hall and the interior. the model is approximately 1,20 meters long, one meter high and weighs around 25 kilograms.


it takes almost 110 hours to complete the entire LEGO® design

 

 

the elbphilharmonie plaza — a viewing platform elevated 37 metres above ground — is a plaza that offers visitors panoramic views across hamburg from the herzog & de meuron-designed structure. florian müller, head designer at brickmonkey, includes the smallest of details in his LEGO® design. it even features a lightning system that powers certain functions of the structure.


herzog & de meron’s original structure
image © iwan baan 


the model is approximately 1,20 meters long and one meter high


the design opens up at the center, revealing the large concert hall


details of the street-sided façade


details of the individual rooms


details of the undulating roof


the rooftop passage found on the elbphilharmonie hamburg concert hall

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