Welcome To
BRICKVILLE DESIGNWORKS

Robin Sather, Canada's only LEGO Certified Professional,
along with the rest of the Brickville team,
welcome you, and hope you enjoy your visit!




What's New ...


June 19-21, 2014: Country Club Centre in Nanaimo was the location for the LEGO Big Build event, in support of Vancouver Island Regional Library summer reading programs. There was lots of building going on, and LEGO goodies to take home. Robin and the building team constructed a 1/4 scale DUPLO & LEGO model of an local resident orca named 'Blackberry'! The giant LEGO orca remains on display until July 2, 2014. Click the image at right for tons of photos! Nanaimo Libraries Giant Orca Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

June 1-4, 2014: The PotashCorp Children's Festival of Saskatchewan was the place to be, where Robin and Ley built a giant Sock Monkey Music Machine! Another great year for the festival. Click at right for lots of photos. Saskatchewan Children's Festival 2014 Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

May 2014: Click the image for a couple of photos from a community event in West Vancouver, and a great day of building at Prince Charles Elementary! May 2014 Events Image Image

March 14-16, 2014: It was time for Tillicum Centre's 5th annual LEGO Mania Event! Robin, along with lots of help from many VicLUG members, built a 1/4 scale version of Victoria's "Gate of Harmonious Interest". The gate will be on display until March 31, 2014. Click on the image at right for some photos.

Of course, the Building Challenge competition was also held, under the theme of "Old Time Victoria". Check back soon for photos of the winners and their creations.
Tillicum Centre LEGO Mania Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

February 8-10, 2014: Robin was on the island for the second annual Sidney Family Day celebration. Along with some great VicLUG builders, Robin built a giant LEGO/DUPLO fire engine. Hundreds of kids also helped to complete a large LEGO mosaic! Both creations are now on display at the Sidney Museum & Archivesuntil March 31, 2014. Click on the photo for lots more photos. Sidney Family Day 2014 Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

February 6, 2014: Everything is Awesome! Robin, Paul, and Adele had the opportunity to be on Breakfast TV, and so we brought down some recent builds to show off, and talked about how much we loved the new LEGO Movie! Click here to watch the clip, and click the photo at right for a larger picture of us. Breakfast TV - LEGO Movie

February 1-2, 2014: Robin was at Science World in Vancouver to help open up the cool LEGO Travel Adventure exhibit, by starting to build Canada's largest LEGO mosaic. The mosaic is now finished, and took almost 2 weeks to complete! In addition, Robin built a special "Peek Through" mosaic that is now stationed at the Vancouver International Airport, the exhibit sponsor . Click on the image for some photos, and go down and check out the exhibit. Everything is on display until May 7, 2014.

Update! Click here for a very cool timelapse video of the building of the giant mosaic!
Science World - Mosaic and LEGO Travel Adventure exhibit Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

January 2014: Thanks to Breakwater Marine for sponsoring Brickville at this year's Vancouver International Boat Show! Robin and a crew of builders constructed a 1/8th scale model of the grand prize boat. In addition, Robin crafted a custom boat model which was auctioned off to raise funds for BC Children's Hospital. Click the image at right for lots of photos. Vancouver Boat Show - Giant Boat Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

December 2013: Many thanks to all the many private and smaller Christmas events that we've been a part of this year, including the Vancouver Art Gallery, St. Ann's Annual Winter Craft Fair, Family Services Of The North Shore Winter Ball, and Krause Berry Farms. Merry Christmas everyone, and a LEGO New Year! See you in 2014!

November 20-21, 2013: It's Festival of Trees time again at the City Centre branch of the Surrey Library, and Robin built another giant Christmas tree! Click the image for some photos. More photos to come, as we have kids adding dozens more ornaments to the tree.

Click here to view a Global TV story on Robin that was filmed at this event!
Surrey Libraries - Festival of Trees Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

October 26, 2013: Thanks to all who came out to the 2nd Vancouver Brick Games, and congratulations to all the winners. Robin was on hand running the competitions, and doing much of the judging. Participants brought in lots of excellent creations from home to enter into the 'My Own Creation' competition, while almost 200 builders competed live in the 'Ready, Set, Build!' portion. Thousands of dollars in cool prizes were awarded to the winners, and all participants went home with a great bag of goodies. See you all on April 12, 2014 for the 3rd games, to take place at Tradex here in Abbotsford.

October 19-20, 2013: Robin was live onsite at Central City in Surrey, building a giant Halloween story book for the Surrey Libraries Literacy Building Challenge. Click on the witch at right for photos of the event and the giant story book creation. Click here for a pdf detailing the the winning corporate challenge entries. Thanks to all the participants, and Central City for hosting! Surrey Libraries - Literacy Building Challenge Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

September 21-22, 2013: Sevenoaks Shopping Centre once again hosted the 2013 Creative Challenge, with many local businesses and organizations building cool LEGO creations in support of Canuck Place here in Abbotsford. Robin and Christian had great fun building Poppy, one of the Canuck Place therapy dogs. Canuck Place - Poppy Image

September 13-14, 2013: Robin travelled to Chahko Mika Mall in Nelson, and built a mountain! The Whitewater Ski Resort, to be precise. The mall also hosted the "LEGO Snow Challenge" building contest, and we gave away tons of great prizes! Thanks to 103.5 The Bridge, and everyone there for a great event. Click at right for photos. Chahko Mika LEGO Snow Challenge Image Image

August 9-11, 2013: Robin and Peter went to the Chilliwack Fair and built a farm! And a lot of other great stuff. Click at right for photos - more to come soon. Chilliwack Fair 2013

August 2-5, 2013: Abbotsford Agrifair time! Lots of building activity - Kids brought in creations from home for a building contest, there were build and play areas to create cool stuff right there, and Robin built a giant wild west steam locomotive! More pictures to come, but click on the photo at right for a preview. Abbotsford Agrifair 2013

July 21, 2013: It was time for Farmers Feast day at Krause Berry Farms, and Robin went and built a giant blueberry! Krause Berry Farms - Blueberry Image Image

July 13-14, 2013: Christian and Wellington went up to Whistler to play once again at the Childrens Festival in the village. I know everyone had a great time! Whistler Childrens Festival

July 4-7, 2013: Powerboats hit the water once again, as Robin visited the Muskoka Boat & Heritage Centre to build a 1/5 scale model of the newly restored Miss Canada IV record-breaking speedboat. The model has become a permanent addition to the Centre, so go and check it out! Click the photo at right for tons more photos. Miss Canada IV - Muskoka Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

June 6-7, 2013: Christian and AbbyLUG came to Abbotsford's Berry Beat festival, and had a great time building berry mazes and other great stuff. AbbyLUG also displayed lots of their cool creations. Abbotsford Berry Beat

June 8, 2013: To help open the new Toys-R-Us "Wonderlab" store in North Vancouver, Robin designed an Ambleside beach mosaic and dozens of kids and families helped to complete. It's on display now at the store. Go see it! Toys-R-Us - Ambleside Mosaic Image Image

June 2-5, 2013: Happy 25 years to the PotashCorp Childrens Festival of Saskatchewan! Robin was on hand once again in Saskatoon to build a giant 25th birthday cake for the festival. Click the image at right for more photos. PotashCorp Childrens Festival Saskatchewan Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

May 2013: Robin was onsite at Park Royal Shopping Centre in West Vancouver, building something cool every Saturday in May. Click on the image at right for photos. Park Royal - LEGO Garden Built Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

April 28, 2013: The first Vancouver Brick Games was held, and Robin was in charge of the building competitions. Lots of fun was had, lots of very cool creations were built and displayed, and lots of great LEGO prizes were handed out. Click the builder at right for a few more photos, but go to the Vancouver Brick Games website for full details. Vancouver Brick Games 2013 Image Image Image Image

April 20-21, 2013: Robin was at Fan Expo in Vancouver, helping LEGO Canada introduce some great new stuff for 2013. To celebrate, Robin built the Fan Expo logo in bricks, as well as a "Robin" insignia logo. Together with kids at the build area, he also created the little Yoda at right. Click on it to see more photos. Fan Expo Vancouver 2013 Image Image Image Image Image Image

March 24-25, 2013: Robin was in Calgary at Telus Spark, teaming up with Dave Ware of Brickwares to build a Calgary-themed mystery mosaic. 48,000 LEGO bricks later. Click the image at right to see the finished creation. Visions of Calgary - Mosaic

March 15-17, 2013: Another great year of LEGO Mania at Tillicum Centre in Victoria. This time, Robin and the crew built a BC Ferry - the Coastal Celebration, specifically. Click on the image at right for lots of photos from the event, including all the winning entries from the LEGO Mania Building Challenge! Tillicum Centre LEGO Mania - Coastal Celebration Ferry Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

March 9, 2013: Vikings invaded the Surrey Museum for a day of building and pillaging! Kids came out and together we created some cool Viking-themed creations and maybe learned a few building techniques. Click on the wiggly Vikings to the right to see more photos from the day. Surrey Museum - Viking Building Workshops Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

February 28 - March 2, 2013: Robin did some fun building at Kwantlen University's Surrey campus, for their Career Day and Open House. He built a giant logo, as well as a "LEGO-like" sign that did double duty for both the Career Day, and the Open House a few days later. Click on the image to the right for photos from the event. Kwantlen Polytechnic University Career Day/Open House Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

February 11, 2013: The city of Sidney celebrated BC's first Family Day holiday by throwing a pirate-themed party! Robin was there to build a giant parrot (well, a scarlet macaw, to be specific). Once the parrot was finished, we moved it to the Sidney Museum for a few weeks of display. Click on the parrot to the right for photos from the event. Sidney Museum/Family Day Giant Parrot Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

November 21-22, 2012: Robin was on site at the Surrey Library - Central Branch - to build a full-size Christmas Tree to ring in the coming Christmas season! Click on the Santa at right for lots of pictures from the event. Surrey Libraries Christmas Tree Image Image Image Image Image Image

October 20-21, 2012: Robin (along with awesome builder John!), spent the weekend building a giant Jack-O-Lantern. The event was the Literacy Building Challenge which took place at Central City Shopping Centre in Surrey. Kids could also support literacy in Surrey by donating to the library and receiving a limited edition mini Jack-O-Lantern building kit. Click on the image to the right for pictures from the event.

Surrey Libraries Jack-O-Lantern Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

 


Last Updated: 25-Jun-2014