From Building Block Architecture to Puzzle-Filled Condos

 - Jul 25, 2013
Using your imagination to create whimsical and thought-provoking designs is a great way to think outside-the-box, and these examples of toy-inspired architecture are utilizing playful references to create mind-blowing structures.

Toys are often items that are associated with what little children play with, but since certain toys are often cherished and beloved by people well into their adulthood, there's no surprise that certain architects are utilizing those references in their designs. With the popularity of such classic toy brands as LEGO and Barbie continuing to gain momentum amongst children and adults worldwide, incorporating those iconic looks and themes into large-scale pieces of architecture serves to create a whimsically original and sentimental overall appearance.

From creative overpass designs that resembles a giant slinky to vibrant buildings that look like colorful LEGO pieces, these examples of toy-inspired architecture will surely have adults feeling nostalgic about their childhood.