According to the company’s official press release, the building covers 54,000 square metres and can accommodate approximately 2,000 colleagues. It’s meant to offer a ‘playful, inclusive and collaborative environment’ that will – presumably – result in a higher quality of
An unusual feature of the campus is the ‘People House’ which appears to encourage spending more time on company premises after the workday ends. It includes a wide range of facilities like a fitness studio, a kitchen and even a cinema. We’re assuming The LEGO Movie will be in regular rotation.
The campus has been created with sustainability in mind, reflecting the company’s broader push towards environmentally-friendly business practices. It uses gypsum fibreboard and a comprehensive workplace waste sorting system, while outdoor furniture is constructed from waste LEGO bricks. There’s also a surprisingly large amount of plant life; ‘green’ partitions are used within workspaces, sedum plants have been planted on roof surfaces, and a number of indigenous plants and trees are situated outside to support local wildlife.
All in all, it sounds like an impressive place to work – even if the People House doesn’t strike us as entirely altruistic. Still, anyone hoping to work for the LEGO Group may have just found a new reason to do so.