Arch Windows

Arch windows are common on buildings. But lego hasn’t come out with many ways to fit inside the arch. Lucky we can fit any 2×2-stud-size tile under this arch. Here are two methods to do it.

The first way uses jumpers to adjust the distance until the tile is right under the arch.

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One drawback of this method is that you can’t place two 1×2 tiles horizontally inside the arch. You can only place them vertically. Like this.

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Using this technique, here are some of the possibilities. As you can see, it doesn’t have to be a “window”. You can use this technique to build other things such as fireplace etc.

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The next method overcomes the drawback and allows horizontal tiles as well as vertical ones. But it’s a bit less sturdy.

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Here are some of the results that you can’t achieve with the first method.

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We can expand the arch and still use these techniques.

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Expand vertically.

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Download the LDD below.

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1 thought on “Arch Windows

  1. Very interesting… I wonder what the potential of this technique is for slightly recessed lettering. Just look at the top right of the third picture, that’s the best brick built D I’ve ever seen! Making C’s, P’s, O’s etc with the same technique should be feasible.

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