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Castel Del Monte by Diabel

Postby Bruce N H » Mon Aug 01, 2011 4:34 am

Hey all,

Diabel made this amazing version of Castel Del Monte from 13th century Apulia, Italy.

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Re: Castel Del Monte by Diabel

Postby Blueandwhite » Mon Aug 01, 2011 6:02 am

I saw this earlier today on Brickshelf. I must say, I really like this castle. Robert Carney did a larger version of this castle a few years ago but I find that this version is more aesthetically pleasing with the tan and the mottled bricks on the wall and on the roof. It really looks amazing. The landscaping is also quite striking with its mix of dark tan and green. It's always nice to see a castle that isn't grey; particularly when it's executed this well.
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Re: Castel Del Monte by Diabel

Postby JoshWedin » Mon Aug 01, 2011 11:03 am

Dang, that is gorgeous.

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Re: Castel Del Monte by Diabel

Postby kris kelvin » Mon Aug 01, 2011 12:02 pm

Diabel is Lugpol member, I know him personally and he is fantastic builder.
This castle is simply magnificant :)
It`s on 80x80 studs square. Scale is about 1:120.
Whole castle was scaled to panels used in the towers.
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Re: Castel Del Monte by Diabel

Postby Fraslund » Mon Aug 01, 2011 8:41 pm

Amazing! Sometimes I see builds like this and I think whats the point in trying haha... then I get in the lego room and go oh yeah.. commence the building!
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Re: Castel Del Monte by Diabel

Postby Kosh » Thu Aug 25, 2011 5:24 pm

Gorgeous, simply gorgeous! The color's just balance real well and the landscaping is is well done and compliments the castle itself.
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Re: Castel Del Monte by Diabel

Postby K3G » Thu Aug 25, 2011 5:57 pm

Very well done, however Bob Carney's one fit better minifig scale... which is my priority! In any case, very good choice of colours and very very nice landscape, a very good work, congratulations!
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Re: Castel Del Monte by Diabel

Postby krzyzak » Thu Aug 25, 2011 7:33 pm

Beautiful, simply beautiful. I like the plants and the color of the walls.
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Re: Castel Del Monte by Diabel

Postby Blego7 » Tue Aug 30, 2011 6:20 pm

That looks really well done. I especially noted the difficulty he must of had in doing the flooring on the top. Fantastic find Bruce and thanks for sharing!
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Re: Castel Del Monte by Diabel

Postby soccerkid6 » Thu Sep 01, 2011 11:24 am

Incredible piece of work! All the details in the walls are amazing. The entry way is well done as well. Too bad it is too small for minifigures but it is still incredible.
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