Archinect - Features 2017-08-19T05:36:44-04:00 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="" 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="" 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>