To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the publication of High-Rise I spoke to 4th Estate Books about the creation of Brick High-Rise.
Back in August 2014, as the filming of Ben Wheatley’s adaptation of the novel drew to an end, the official Twitter for the movie issued me with a challenge. They had seen Brick Jest, an earlier project by Kevin Griffith and his son Sebastian, which translated David Foster Wallace’s work Infinite Jest into LEGO, and asked me if I could recreate High-Rise in a similar manner. Never one to turn down a challenge, I agreed to take on the project.
You can read the full article on their website here: A Labour of Love: Lego Loki on Brick High-Rise