Warehouse Conversion

Barrie Crossan demonstrates again why he is one of my favourite modular builders with the Converted Old Amsterdam Warehouse.  The Warehouse features a whopping six floors, housing a cycle repair shop, dressmaker, two one-bedroom apartments and a two-bedroom apartment.  Each one of them fully furnished too!

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While the interior is beautifully detailed, my favourite spot in this building is actually the bench in the garden adjoining the building.  A perfect place to chill out with a book I think.

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Head over to Barrie’s Flickr stream to check out all the gorgeous details!

Bikes galore!

The new  Modular LEGO Buildings group on Facebook is proving to be quite popular and has highlighted a few new builders and MOCs.  One of my favourites so far that hasn’t been featured here is Shen Maosheng’s modular bike shop which uses 3 sets of the LEGO Creator Bike Shop & Cafe (31026).

So many bikes!!!  But there’s loads more to it than those.  My favourite details are the double door entrance on the right, the three different yet cohesive elements to the upper facade, the satellite dishes etc on the roof and the external lights that you can see below.

This beautiful building is Shen’s first modular building.  I’m looking forward to seeing an interior for this build as well as Shen’s future builds, including what becomes of the bricks that belong to the cafe part of the official set!

Shen has indicated the additional images will be posted up on MOCpages.  In the meantime, they are available through the Facebook group.

Sonic Boon

After a while away, we get not just one, but three new modular buildings to feast your eyes on from one of my all time favourite builders Sonicstarlight (Jonathon Grzywacz).

The first is Bricklyn Bike, which sells and repairs skateboards, bikes, scooters and motorcycles.  I love the colour scheme and industrial feel of this building, as well as the cute little bike above the front door.

The next two are the Jewelry Store and  Pizzeria, which are immediately recognisable as being inspired by the LEGO Creator set Bike Shop & Cafe (31026).

Both buildings have apartments upstairs.  I’ve taken the liberty of using the image that shows the buildings with the apartments swapped.  I like this more so as the colours feel more harmonious to me in this combination.

There are lots more images of both the exteriors and fully furnished interiors available in the Flickr albums for the BrickLyn Bike and the Jewelry Store and  Pizzeria.

Double Trouble

Jason Skaare is building them faster than I can blog them, but this is actually good news because it means that you get a two-for-one!

First up is the Modular Pharmacy with it’s grand colour scheme.  I love the richness of the Dark Tan trims against the Dark Green bricks.

This is only a narrow building, but Jason has managed to squeeze in a fully furnished apartment in addition to the fully stocked pharmacy on the ground floor!

The second building is the Bike Shop, which caught my eye with its striking plate work on the facade and overall colour combination.

This building is also fully furnished, with the bike shop taking up all three floors.  The top floor is “Da Bike Club”, which has the best foosball table in town!

Head over to Jason’s Flickr stream for lots more images of the Modular Pharmacy and Bike Shop.   These are Jason’s 16th and 17th modular buildings, so make sure you check out his other works while you’re there.