The LEGO Group is set to pay homage to one of the greatest buildings of the Twentieth Century when it debuts a striking new official Sydney Opera House model on 1 September 2013. In the video below Jamie Berard, LEGO Design Manager Specialist, introduces the new model which has been a real challenge to design.
A 17- minute long, animated film documenting important highlights from LEGO Group history from 1932 to 1968. Download the video here.
The LEGO Group will build the experience center “The LEGO House” in Denmark. The building illustrates the systematic creativity of LEGO bricks and is expected to attract 250.000 visitors annually. The interior of the building has not been designed yet and will look very different from what can be seen in the video.
See how the different robots included in the new LEGO Mindstorms EV3 sets work.
Technology and the online world it enables has created a new playground for children beginning as young as three years old. Children can now operate a smart phone or tablet before they can tell time, swim independently or make their own breakfast. These dymanics change the expectations that children have for their play experiences.
The accompanying infographic synthesizes seven key changes that have taken place over the past 15 years, as compiled by the Institute for the Future. Not only are these trends changing the way children play, they have changed the expectations that children place on any new experience and are setting the tone for what’s to come.