Legos

This sounds like a dream for a lot of Planetizen readers: building models for Legoland.
Jan 24, 2016   Quartz
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Legos, trains, blocks and books—my own interest in urban planning was kindled by playing with toys like these that involved building and understanding how things work. Blog Post
Dec 2, 2015   By Chris Steins
With women accounting for only 20% of registered architects in Britain and 8% of professional engineers, the incoming president of the Royal Academy of Engineering has a compelling idea to encourage more women to enter the fields: give girls legos.
Jan 13, 2014   The Guardian
A recent book explores the ways in which the world's ubiquitous construction toys - Lincoln Logs, Legos, Meccano, etc. - have impacted budding architects, and proposes a connection between building for play and building for pay.
Aug 12, 2013   The Financial Times
LEGO bricks can be just as much an architectural medium than a toy, according to this profile of one "LEGO-certified professional" hired to recreate buildings for the company's architecture series.
Jan 8, 2012   Chicago Tribune
I've gathered some of the best here, properly field tested by my boys, to help you with your holiday shopping list. Blog Post
Nov 12, 2010   By Chris Steins