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Just like a page from a pop-up storybook, this incredible pop-up Lego set built by Lego genius talapz lives in a class of its own. From the base of a 2D image the contents of the box magically unfold to reveal a 3D model of an existing Buddhist Zen temple in Japan!

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Every piece of the design has to be designed and built so that the adjacent pieces fold flat but be ready to assemble themselves when they rise up.

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I almost couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw this video. Now that’s a work of art, Lego art.

 

Lego Pop-up Japanese Zen Temple