"The perfect book to turn your childhood LEGO® collection into a legitimate (and seriously fun) adult pastime." —Finn MacLeod, Arch Daily "Stunning...be the Corbusier of LEGO." —Wall Street Journal "For many budding architects the first step on the road to blueprints and T-squares is a trip to the toy store. The models are sure to motivate future architects—or future LEGO artists—to get building." —Architectural Digest Travel through the history of architecture in The LEGO Architect. You’ll learn about styles like Art Deco, Modernism, and High-Tech, and find inspiration in galleries of LEGO models. Then take your turn building 12 models in a variety of styles. Snap together some bricks and learn architecture the fun way!
Sumar Ghizan has been a faculty member in the English Language Institute (ELI) at New York Institute of Technology from 2005 until Sep 2010. Recently, she is a research Assistant at The University of Windsor where she is enrolled in the MEd program. She has been teaching English Language for Graduate and Undergraduate Students for more than twelve years. In 2010 Ghizan has obtained her degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Curricula and Methods of English Language from the College of Educational and Psychological Sciences, AAU. Her research interests are in language acquisition, educational policies and curricula studies. She had participated in one conference and looking forward to attend another in Brussels where she is going to present a paper on Educational Policies for the First Nation Child: impediments and future perceptions.
Unleash innovation potential with creative, serious play Building a Better Business Using the LEGO® SERIOUSPLAY® Method delivers a creative approach to enhancinginnovation and improving business performance, with the focus onunleashing play. Written by the two original Master Trainers forLEGO SERIOUS PLAY (LSP), the book outlines how LSP can developteams, people, relationships and business . Based on the merging ofplay with organizational development, systems thinking and strategydevelopment, LSP can foster improved meetings, faster innovationprocesses, team growth, and better communication. The belief that everyone intends to "do good" and has thepotential to do it is at the heart of LSP. The method nurtures theidea that everyone in an organization can contribute to discussionsand outcomes. Building with LEGO bricks is a type of creative playthat triggers a different kind of thought process, unleashingimagination and potential that is frequently untapped by thelogical mind. The book explains this hands-on, minds-on approach,and discusses the theory as well as the practical implementation ofLSP. Topics include: Observation of internal and external interaction dynamics Fostering a free and honest exchange of opinions Suspending hierarchy for better, more effectivecommunication Facilitating change by encouraging exploration The LEGO SERIOUS PLAY method is employed by start-ups andmultinational corporations alike to maximize synergy among teamsand throughout organizations. For leaders looking to boosteffectiveness and see better results, Building a Better BusinessUsing the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Method is acomprehensive introduction to this creative managementtechnique.