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2020: A YEAR IN REVIEW

As usual it's time to look back and take stock of what has been done in the past twelve months. 2020 has finally passed and what a strange year it's been for everyone.Despite many personal issues I have had to face, I have built many creations I am particularly...

Santa’s Cabin

As usual in this period it's time for a Christmas themed creation and this is a cozy shelter for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Speaking of the brand new reindeer, it's really cute!The house is a typical A-frame cabin, a kind of cottage I do really like. You probably...

Stilt Houses building process

Let's take a deep look at the building process of the bizarre Stilt Houses. Don't miss the tons of NPUs (New Part Usage) and techniques I used, especially check out the weird pieces you can spot here and there. Have fun!In order:1) Building the first and tallest...

Stilt Houses: how to live 30 feet in the air!

Partially inspired by the films of the masterful animation filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki - I'm not actually referring to a particular film but rather its unique style and atmospheres - my latest creation features two weird guys living 30 feet in the air in minimal but cozy...

Snowy Magic Bus: behind the scenes of the building process

Let's take a look at some unreleased WIP snapshots of my latest creation straight from Alaska: the Magic Bus in the snow from Sean Penn 2007 "Into the Wild" movie. Follow the Snowy Magic Bus diorama step by step building stages, scroll through the images and find out...

Into the Wild and the Magic Bus under the snow

A few months ago I built the most iconic scene from the movie “Into the Wild”, directed by Sean Penn in 2007, with the Magic Bus standing in plain sight in the wild Alaskan woods. It was early spring.With the cold season coming it was taken for granted I'd be tempted...

The A-Frame Cabin is The Brothers Brick cover photo for November 2020!

The A-Frame Cabin has been chosen by The Brothers Brick as the November photo cover for all Brothers Brick social media. A huge pleasure and honor for me, thanks once again TBB team!The same happens 5 years ago when my Scooter Garage was chosen as the TBB cover photo...

A-Frame Cabin: behind the scenes of the building process

Follow the A-Frame Cabin "step by step" building stages, scroll through the images and find out the techniques and the new part usage of one of my most popular creations. Below the building process stages:1) A sketch as starting point;2) Building the facade;3) The...

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Into the Wild and the Magic Bus

A couple of months ago I built the Walden Cabin inspired by the the book "Walden; or life in the woods" written by Henry David Thoreau.Walden and others books of authors like Leo Tolstoy and Jack London were the inspiration for Chris McCandless's journey back in early...

It’s time for Santa Claus to go!

Like every year at this time Santa Claus has to get to work, children all over the world are waiting for him.In my latest diorama you can see Santa Claus leaving his red cabin at the North Pole to get on his sleigh pulled by two Huskys. He has a long way to go… This...

Mariachi wagon and Mexican house

One of the most vivid traditions of Mexico is surely the Mariachi culture. I’ve been always intrigued by Mariachi musicians and when LEGO released the Mariachi in Series 16 Collectible Minifigures I thought it was really cute and perfect for a Mexican themed MOC....

AGIP Gas Station

Back in the sixties AGIP was the most important Italian gas company. Its logo was the well known six-legged dog still used today by the company and the petrol was called Supercortemaggiore. Most of you probably remember the odd dog as Ferrari F1 sponsor back in the...

Hot Dog Stand

The Hot Dog is probably one of the most famous and delicious street food all around and I love it, especially with mustard, ketchup, mayonnaise and sauerkraut. When Lego relaesed the Hot Dog man in the Series 13 Collectible Minifigures and then the Hot Dog vendor in...

Bugatti Barn Find

As a petrolhead I've always dreamed about finding a classic car hidden for years in an old barn or shed. And that is what is called "Barn find". My latest build showcases two car-hunters discovering a classic Bugatti Type 35 Grand Prix in a barn. Close to the blue...

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Andrea Lattanzio named LEGO Builder of the year 2019

No words can express my joy when few hours ago I’ve been named LEGO Builder of the Year 2019 by The Brothers Brick, the world’s no.1 source for LEGO news, reviews, and fan creations…

Norton74 Minifig SERIES 3 is out now!

The brand new Norton74 Minifig Series 3 is finally right here! 
Produced in only 100 numbered pieces and 6 different color combo it comes with an exclusive de-luxe clamshell blister packaging…

LEGO House one year later

My time at the LEGO House has expired. It’s time to bring my MOCs back home. It was great to be part of the LEGO House project and I’m happy to see new talented builders taking my place at the Masterpiece Gallery…

Norton74 Commemorative Brick

Celebrating Norton74 at the LEGO House Masterpiece Gallery with these commemorative custom bricks wrapped in an elegant and cool packaging…