CHECK THIS OUT! A futuristic Japan created from Lego

What do you get when you ask for something special on your 50th birthday? Well, for one of our favourite design toys, Lego, it's a case of 5000 Japanese children from 6 different regions building an entire country in your honour.

The project 'Build Up Japan' was sponsored and curated by the legendary toy brick makers and encouraged school children to build imaginary structures - with the result of a Japan that they wanted to see.

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