Inspiring LEGO greenhouse to stand at festival

by Stefania Del Zotto on September 1, 2011

lego flower green houseLondon-based designer Sebastian Bergne is making his mark at the Covent Garden Design Festival this year with an idea based upon using LEGO bricks to explore the possibilities of building structures out of the well-known toy in public spaces. Inspired by Covent Garden’s design and cultural history, and commission by LEGO, he created this amazing LEGO brick greenhouse.

Covent Garden’s history of stunning art exhibits made it the perfect host for Sebastian’s work. He was asked by LEGO to create his public exhibit, utilising their famous bricks, as part of the Design Festival’s entrance, and the result was this spectacular greenhouse, made completely out of LEGO and  filled with fresh, natural plants and vegetables.
It is built entirely from LEGO bricks, from the clear ceiling and walls, to the floor and even the ‘soil’ is made of bricks. Working just like a real greenhouse, Sebastian’s version houses a number of thriving plant species. He says, “Its pitched roof references reflect the architecture that surrounds it, while the plants inside bring nature back to this area once famous for its garden trade.”

Lego flower green house{ Photo source London Design Festival }

Sebastian’s amazing creation can be found next to the Covent Garden market building, at the bottom of James Street, from September 15th to 25th 2011. For more information about this, and the other exhibits on display, visit the London Design Festival website.

If you want to get in on the flower fun and send something beautiful to a loved one, then get in touch with Interflora florists in Covent Garden, florists in London or florists in Westminster.


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Stefania Del Zotto

I joined Interflora in May 2011. On the blog I will write about creative flower related top lists, how-to guides, interviews with experts, news on flower festivals and events. I am Italian, originally from the Venice area, and I moved to the UK three years ago to follow my love. I’m a creative person, I love cinema, photography, cats and all that is vintage! I’m a friend, daughter and sister. I speak Italian, English and I’m now studying Spanish.

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Toni 16 Sep 2011 at 9:12 am

What an amazing design! i find it very inspirational

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