Shortlist announced for Brothers Brick LEGO Creation of the Year 2016 [News]

For over a decade the Brothers Brick has been bringing you the best LEGO creations, and 2016 has stood out as a bumper year. To celebrate 12 months of great models, the Brothers Brick team has looked back over everything we’ve featured and pulled out the best LEGO builds of 2016.

LEGO Creation Of The Year 2016

Take a look at these ten amazing shortlisted models, and stay tuned for the final announcement of our LEGO Creation Of The Year 2016 on New Year’s Eve!

LegoJalex‘s brilliant ET model wasn’t just a great bit of character building, the surrounding room was wonderfully done too…

E.T. is getting the idea to build the communicator

Letranger Absurde‘s Room With A View sneaks into contention — although it was posted on NYE 2015, we didn’t blog it until a couple of days later!

Room With A View

Photos struggle to do justice to Paul‘s stunning brick-built Batman comic book cover. The brick-built logo and city skyline provide an impressive backdrop to the action-packed motorised scene in front of the theater…

LEGO Batman vs Joker Gotham Theater Showdown

In a year stuffed with classy Star Wars models, this X-Wing by Maciej SzymaƄski was a standout creation. Not just a well-built model, but brilliant presentation…

X-wing - installing the droid

From one classic spaceship to a massive Classic Space SHIP. Mark Neumann‘s deep space exploration vehicle was nearly 12 foot long and featured motorised sections, a detailed interior, and lighting…

LL2016

Before he wowed us with his ET, LegoJalex taught us all about brilliant building with this wonderfully retro 80s-era classroom scene…

Classroom

Brick Martil‘s Merkabah Gunship was a uniquely-shaped craft with beautiful color-blocking — a genuine breath of fresh air in the cold vacuum of space…

merkabah space 2

LEGO-built vehicles don’t always have to be futuristic spacecraft, as made clear in this amazing vintage racing car model by red. Excellent shaping, nice color choices, and lots of attention to detail…

1930's racing car

But sometimes, the best vehicles really are futuristic ones. The Ares 7 Rover by Jeremy Williams took inspiration from The Martian but then added twin-axle steering, remote control, a detailed interior, and lighting…

LEGO martian rover

And last, but by no means least, in our shortlist is this astonishing F-14A Tomcat by crash_cramer. Nine months in the building, it features motorised elements amongst its 8,000+ parts, and is over a meter long…

F-14A Tomcat Front Qtr

We hope you agree these ten models represent some of the finest LEGO building we’ve seen this year. If you don’t agree, and you think we missed something special, please let us know in the comments!

Stay tuned for our announcement on New Year’s Eve when one of these shortlisted models will be crowned the Brothers Brick LEGO Creation of the Year 2016.

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