Archinect - Features 2016-12-07T11:25:50-05:00 http://archinect.com/features/article/149974598/the-brief-and-wondrous-life-of-modulex-lego-s-building-system-for-architects The Brief and Wondrous Life of Modulex, Lego's Building System for Architects Julia Ingalls 2016-11-03T11:52:00-04:00 >2016-11-14T04:38:30-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/650x/3v/3vju7mhncygheuam.jpg" width="650" height="426" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>A success among urban planners but a failure among architects (with the exception of <a href="http://archinect.com/features/article/149964899/the-visionary-workaholic-an-intimate-luscious-documentary-portrait-of-eero-saarinen" target="_blank">Eero Saarinen</a>, who used them in his prototype modeling stages), Modulex&mdash;the architectural modeling Lego-offshoot&mdash;was largely shuttered by the 1980s, almost revived in 2015, and now serves as an XS cult classic in architecture.</p>