SIOUX CITY, Iowa — 2022 marks the 25th anniversary of the current Sioux City Art Center building, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill in Chicago.
To celebrate the occasion, the Art Center said an architectural exhibition seemed appropriate. That exhibition, Towers of Tomorrow with LEGO Bricks, opens on Saturday, May 7th through Sunday, August 7th.
Towers of Tomorrow partners some of the world’s most dazzling and innovative skyscrapers with the world’s most popular building brick. The exhibit features 20 astonishing skyscrapers from North America, Asia, and Australia constructed in breathtaking architectural detail by Ryan McNaught, one of only nineteen LEGO certified professionals in the world. McNaught and his team of builders have used more than half a million LEGO bricks and devoted over 2,000 hours to building the structures featured in the exhibition.
Among the buildings represented is Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the current tallest building in the world, also designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Additional towers include: Chrysler Building, Empire State Building, Infinity Tower, Marina Bay Sands, Shanghai Tower, Taipei 101, Tokyo Skytree, Willis (Sears) Tower, and Wilshire Grand Centre.