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How to Build Your Own Furniture Using LEGOs for the Formwork

How to Build Your Own Furniture Using LEGOs for the Formwork

Since its creation in the first half of the 20th century, the LEGO brick has come to be used for much more than its original purpose as a children’s toy. 

We’ve seen LEGOs used to create replicas of classic architecture, urban interventions, virtual games and even an entire house. Now, a new video highlights the bricks’ potential as a formwork for creating furniture. The bricks' ability to be easily assembled and disassembled makes for an efficient and easy-to-create formwork, which when filled with concrete and left to set creates these incredible, textured nesting tables. 

Watch the video above for a tutorial on making the tables -- does anyone dare try it themselves? 

Cite: Franco, José Tomás. "How to Build Your Own Furniture Using LEGOs for the Formwork" [Video: cómo construir muebles utilizando Lego como moldaje] 25 Apr 2015. ArchDaily. (Trans. Watkins, Katie) Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/623776/how-to-build-your-own-furniture-using-legos-for-the-formwork/> ISSN 0719-8884
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