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Leonardo Da Vinci - build inventions with LEGO® bricks


Imagine being able to travel on a time machine and return to the year 1482, in the Milan of Ludovico Sforza known as "il Moro". You would find yourself in the laboratory of the most innovative, dreamy, controversial and eclectic genius that Italy has ever given birth to: Leonardo da Vinci, one of the greatest inventors in history! Some of his extraordinary inventions have been reproduced with LEGO® bricks and collected in this surprising volume: these are models of various kinds, very fun to build and even more fun to play with.

A historical introduction on Leonardo da Vinci preludes the various chapters, each dedicated to a different facet of his multifaceted personality: Leonardo engineer and military engineer, Leonardo scientist and scholar, Leonardo artist... A practical "dictionary" analyzes the types of bricks most common and explains what they are and what they are called, how to recognize them and how to find loose pieces.

The volume also illustrates the basics of technical jargon to beginners, who by consulting the various sections will discover how to design new models to test their skills as "Brick Masters".

Reasons of interest:

  • Complete instructions for creating Leonardo's most exciting inventions with LEGO® bricks.
  • How to choose the right pieces to "translate" these extraordinary creations into the magical language of bricks.
  • All the basic information and many useful ideas for building new customized models.
  • QR Code to access multimedia content with video instructions and list in MS Excel® (.xls) format of the elements necessary for each model.
  • Size: 22 × 28.5 cm
  • 208 pages
  • 4 color printing
  • Flexibound
  • ISBN: 9782889353033

Francesco Frangioja is a well-known LEGO® enthusiast and builder. He rediscovered his passion in 2010 and immediately began collaborating with LEGO enthusiast communities (AFOL). He has a predilection for the recreational-educational aspects of playing with LEGO bricks. With NuiNui he collaborated on various volumes dedicated to this magical world and published The LEGO® Master Builder, in which he reveals the techniques for learning how to create objects of all kinds using bricks, Space Adventures. Build awesome robots and spaceships with LEGO® bricks and Townhouse with LEGO® bricks.