Detail from installation of Lego exhibit in Olin Library, Summer 2022, showing Lego model of Olin Library.
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Cornell Lego News
At Lego Exposition, Young Learners Become Building Tycoons... (Cornell Daily Sun article, link below)
FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), a national science advocacy group, sponsors an annual lego exposition that the Cornell NanoScale and Technology Facility and other campus organizations, including Cornell’s Society for Women Engineers, have brought to Cornell. Advised by architects, city planners, and engineers, Children ages 6 to 10 work in teams to design to create cities from Lego bricks using principles of accessibility and sustainability.
The LEGO Group’s Vice President of Design, Matthew Ashton, announced in September 2021 that the company would focus more on issues of diversity and inclusion in future sets, such as the "Queer Eye, the Fab 5 Loft," reviewed here.
Image: Matthew Ashton, Vice President of Design at the LEGO Group and Designer of the 'Everyone Is Awesome' model.
LEGO UNVEILS ‘EVERYONE IS AWESOME’ PRIDE SET by ELISE PAPAIOANNOU — JUNE 8, 2021 (link below)
The world of Lego® is vast and expanding. Here are a few titles from Cornell University Library's catalog to help you explore it further:
- LEGO Architecture: the Visual Guide byCall Number: Fine Arts Library (Rand Hall) NA2790 .W55 2014ISBN: 1465422862Publication Date: 2014-09-01
- LEGO Studies byCall Number: Uris Library TS2301.T7 L384 2014ISBN: 9780415722872Publication Date: 2014-11-17
- The Art of LEGO Design byCall Number: Fine Arts Library (Rand Hall) TS2301.T7 S38 2014ISBN: 9781593275532Publication Date: 2014-07-15
- The Unofficial Lego Mindstorms Nxt 2. 0 Inventor's Guide byCall Number: Uris Library Oversize TJ211 .P436 2011 +ISBN: 9781593272159Publication Date: 2010-12-28
- The Stars Beneath Our Feet byCall Number: Olin Library PZ7.1.M65 St 2017ISBN: 9781524701246Publication Date: 2017-09-19
- Birds from Bricks byCall Number: Mann Library Ellis QL674 .P88 2016ISBN: 9781631590795Publication Date: 2016-04-01
- LEGO and Philosophy byCall Number: OnlineISBN: 9781119193982Publication Date: 2017-06-13