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Brick by Brick

02-28-2016 Agenda

The Museum of Science and Industry hosts a dozen monumental sculptures made of Lego bricks. It opens a debate on the role of architecture in our cities.

The Golden Gate Bridge, the International Space Station, and the Roman Coliseum are only a few examples of monuments built with thousands of the small plastic bricks so dear to children. This exhibition shows how architects and engineers push the limits of design and materials. The exhibition's second part imagines the city of tomorrow in Lego bricks as well. The museum organises challenges, allowing visitors to build their own buildings. A wind tunnel and an ‘earthquake table' enable them to test their building's resistance to wind and earthquakes.

Brick by Brick
Museum of Science and Industry
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL60637

Beginning 10 March 2016 till 2017

www.msichicago.org

27 USD (18 USD for children under 11)

9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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