Welcome to History's Bricks

Experience history in a special way with the help of LEGO bricks. Get to know the small bricks in an unprecedented way and see what's really inside them.

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My articles are about anything related to LEGO and history. I analyse and discuss important topics like authenticity, accuracy, gender, violence etc.

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Latest on History's Bricks


Histocamp 2019: Questions of the legostudies


I am spreading to you the collected ideas, insights and difficulties of the legostudies from the Histocamp 2019. See what we have focused on and discussed in my session. You won't believe what you can all manage to do in 45 minutes.




MOC-Discussion: Roman Forum by Tim Schwalfenberg // Authenticity as a feeling


Have you ever wondered what it is that makes LEGO models historically authentic? To what extent can I go and say that this composition of these plastic bricks are an authentic representation of the past? It has a lot to do with our imagination of the past. I explain this by Tim Schwalfenberg's MOC "Roman Forum" in my first MOC-Discussion.




Interview: History's Bricks presented on SPIEGEL ONLINE


Sometimes things just happen faster than you think. Our project History's Bricks is actually still in its infancy but large media outlets have already taken notice of our topic. So I am proud to present you this SPIEGEL ONLINE Interview with me about History's Bricks.