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Zaanse Schans project - 5 houses

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So I shared this earlier today on Insta, but since I did some work on one of them I'm also posting on here.

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I started this project based on the building below (any guesses for which one? :lol:)

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After the first one I did 4 more, taking a more loose approach to the architectural details, just sticking with the scale and colours.

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This one I never really liked but I didn't have any better ideas. During a chat with @Seasonbricks I stumbled upon this picture:

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I thought it looked really interesting so I took the first steps in modifying the building.

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What interested me after doing this, is how my technique has evolved in 3-4 years when designing buildings, using jumpers to offset the windows.

It's far from completed so I'm nowhere near satisfied with it yet, but it might become a better build.


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Yeah so... These are soo highly impressive! They are iconically coloured and shaped, and the level of detail you have stuffed into the exterior is amazing!

I also really like the scale you went for. I must admit that building small enough is hard to do when moc building, it is easy to let yourself go and create a massive thing whilst keeping it small, just large enough for minifigs, is really a challenge! You've done really well with that 16x16 stud limits and I do think these are unique! :D
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To be very precise: I limited to 14x14, because of the plated roofs :lol:

but thank you very much, high praise :D
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Yeah I meant the total canvas to be 16x16, I did notice the houses themselves are only 14x14. :mrgreen: Awesome stuff! 8-)
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@Bricksterdam I think it’s looking great already! Will you also make the interior for this building?

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Thanks! Not sure yet, might do since it's so clearly copied from a bakery
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Done yet? Pictures? #curious #nospang :lol:
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