The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

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Sunday, February 13, 2005

An insane number of bricks

As a kid, I had little say in the attendance of church—I had to go. I never did like attending it—it was too long, and the sermons I found boring (or scary if the Baptist minister did a sermon from the Revelation of St. John the Divine); the only things I enjoyed about church was the architecture and the music (I love church music—but it has to be sans vocals, or the vocals in a language other than English).

Overall, I would have rather stayed home and played with my Lego bricks.

But this Lego-built church (link from Spring) is just … just … words aren't enough to describe it. A 7′ by 5½′ by 30″ church, minifig scale, is incredible.

Architecturally, the design is wonderful and I would love to see a church in real life based on this design, although it would be a bitch to heat and cool, given the volume of the main room and the large amount of glass used.

And the acoustics, and the organ that takes up the entire back wall …



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