What started off as a joke became a reality when we realized how hard it was to explain our ideas to each other without 3d models. It felt a little silly at first, but lego gave us a way to very quickly and effectively prototype and help us explain to each the ideas we had. While CAD may be a more attractive way to model in 3d, lego had figures that we could pose and helped us imagine how the space will guide the flow of people, which was one of our key concept ideas.
Another thing I really liked about this method is that it was just plain fun. We were feeling a little stuck and bogged down, with ideas we couldn’t find an easy way to express. This helped us to relax a little while getting ideas out at the same time. May try this more often in the future.