This is a tour of a Lego rendering of Diaspar,
the principal setting of The City and the Stars.
Click here to change your point of view.

(Lego is a restricted trademark of The Lego Group, which does not sponsor or endorse this site.)

Me clockwork-orange-Alex-like, with the fractal Menger sponge.

Odd angles.


Vertical pan:
blue tower, through the arch-building, white binary tree.

The top photo was published as the cover image for
Chemical Communications, vol. 11,
by the Royal Society of Chemistry, London.

The black tower.

A seaport office complex?
Not likely in Diaspar, when the oceans dried up
at some point in the last billion years,
but one can dream...

Arthur C. Clarke, The City and the Stars, ISBN 1568494181
Detail photos:
Daryl Sweeney
Camille Goudeseune