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ANCIENT THEME LEGO BUILDING
CONTEST WINNERS

Grand Prize: $50 credit in an upcoming Auczilla LEGO Auction*

 

AWARD FOR INGENUITY: RICHARD WRIGHT wins the award for inginuity for showing us with his SHIP SHAKER that the ingenious Archimedes was the true father of Technic LEGO.
BEST CLASSICAL GREEK TEMPLE: RICHARD J. DEE has built the defininite LEGO PARTHENON granting him a permanent place in the center of the Acropolis Project. I may ask him to start working on the the Erechtheion next!
BEST NON-WESTERN ENTRY: NIC P. ventured beyond the Greeks, Romans and Egyptians to construct a stylish and impressive commemoration of the ANGKOR WAT in the Cambodian cradle of civilization.
MOST FANTASTIC: RICHARD W. SCHAMUS showed us a whimsical Greece inhabited by PEGASUS and the god TECHNIC who was probably the chosen diety of Archimedes and certainly is the chosen diety of many rec.toys.lego readers.
BEST CROSS THEME MODEL: GARY ISTOK demonstrated with his elegant LEGO MUSEUM OF ART that Greco-Roman models can put in an appearance in our town layouts also. I am ready to convert my Parthenon model into the Supreme court of Legoland!
MOST BUILDABLE: JACOB SPARRE ANDERSEN gave us instructions for modular sets that anyone could use to build the mighty CIRCUS MAXIMUS and then gave us a raytraced image of a maximal version of the famous Roman race track.
BEST EGYPTIAN/MINOAN: MATTHEW VERDIER built a distinctive and veracious model of the PALACE AT KNOSSIS in Minoan Crete as well as two models from Ancient Egypt, civilizationss that were as ancient to the Romans as Rome is to us today.
GRAND PRIZE: ERIK OLSON played very well with his LEGO and creatively used a mix of mainly basic bricks to give us a truely magnificent and historically accurate version of the Roman Sanctury of Fortuna Primagenia. Erik wins the grand prize by being true both to the form of Roman Architecture and to the form of LEGO.

* there will also be prizes for each of the other seven category winners