Dark Red and Dark Blusih Grey are one of my favourite combinations for modular buildings. Eliza has taken this a step further, with depth in the facade created by the colour and texture variation in the brick work.
I love the details on the cornices, especially the use of the bow and arrow pieces and the 1×2 Technic bricks on their side.
Other details that caught my eye were the fire escape on the side of the building and the “Music” sign.
On the inside, the ground floor of the Music Store has a range of instruments on display. My favourite details are the keyboards and the bongo drums.
Head over to Eliza’s Flickr photostream to see more images of the impressive Music Store.
LEGO have released high resolution images of the Assembly Square (10255) due for release on 1 January 2017. The Assembly Square is the largest to date, with over 4,000 pieces going into building the three distinct buildings.
The Assembly Square probably looks a little familiar as it pays homage to ten years of modular buildings. Which features of the past modulars can you spot?
We have a little while to wait to get our hands on this set, so here’s a link to the glorious high resolution images for you to drool over until then.
Here’s LEGO’s official description:
Celebrate ten years of Modular Building with the Assembly Square!
Take a trip to the amazing Assembly Square, developed to celebrate ten years of LEGO® Modular Buildings, featuring a wealth of unsurpassed, intricate details and hidden surprises. Easy-to-remove building sections provide access to the highly detailed interior, comprising a ground level with a bakery, florist’s shop and café, a middle level with a music store, photo studio and dental office, and an upper-level dance studio and apartment with access to a rooftop terrace with barbecue. The exterior of the building features a detailed sidewalk with outdoor café furniture, fountain, streetlamps and a highly elaborate facade with beautifully detailed windows and doors, three buildable shop signs, spired tower and a decorative roofline. Collect and build an entire town with the LEGO Creator Expert Modular Building series 10243 Parisian Restaurant, 10246 Detective’s Office and 10251 Brick Bank. Includes eight minifigures and a baby figure.
Includes eight minifigures: a dentist, barista, baker, florist, music store assistant, dancer, photographer and a LEGO® fan, plus a baby figure.
The three-level Assembly Square features an authentic, elaborate facade with detailed windows and doors, three buildable shop signs, spired tower, decorative roofline and a rooftop terrace, plus a detailed tiled sidewalk with a fountain, outdoor café furniture and two streetlamps. The highly detailed interior includes a bakery, florist’s shop, café, music store, photo studio, dental office, apartment and a dance studio.
Ground level features a bakery with counter, cash register, shelves, opening oven, wedding cake and assorted buildable pastries and treats; a florist’s shop with counter, cash register, garden tools, flower arrangements, bouquets and a blue and yellow macaw parrot element; and a café with espresso machine, counter, bench seating and pie elements.
Middle level features a music store with a buildable drum set, two guitars and saxophone element; photo studio with buildable classic camera and adjustable tripod; and a dental office with buildable reclining chair, waiting area, telephone and a sink.
Upper level features a dance studio with buildable piano and reflective mirror element; an apartment with buildable foldout sofa bed, detailed kitchen, toilet, micro LEGO® train, modular buildings and Eiffel Tower, and access to a rooftop terrace with buildable barbecue, table and a neglected plant.
Accessory elements include a ballerina skirt, Chihuahua, pretzel, ornamental chicken and candy. Also includes a buildable telephone, grill, baby carriage and buildable lamps.
Remove the building sections to access the detailed interior.
Adjust the camera tripod and take photos all around the square.
Recline the dentist chair and reveal those pearly whites!
Open the oven door to remove your freshly-baked pastries.
Fold out the sofa bed and relax while you admire your modular buildings collection!
Celebrate Modular Buildings with this awesome 10th anniversary LEGO® Creator Expert set!
This set offers an age-appropriate build and play experience for ages 16+.
New decorated elements include a dentist torso, dentist window and 2×3 tile with the 10182 Café Corner box front.
Includes lots of curved and corner angle tiles, garage doors used as box windows and LEGO® Technic excavator scoops used as roofing elements.
Collect and build an entire town with the LEGO® Creator Expert Modular Building series 10243 Parisian Restaurant, 10246 Detective’s Office and 10251 Brick Bank.
Measures over 13” (35cm) high, 14” (38cm) wide and 9” (25cm) deep.