Geeks and master LEGO artists Alice Finch and David Frank have partnered to recreate the Elven outpost in Middle-earth, Rivendell, using a mind-blowing 200,000 LEGO bricks, complete with all the gorgeous colors, detail in architecture and miniature scenes you’d expect in the film. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

Here’s what the two have to say: “Because the landscape and vegetation are so important to the model, I came up with the idea of having it transition through the seasons,” Alice states. “We now have so many different leaf colors to choose from that I thought it would be great to be able to use them all, and having it flow gradually from spring on the left to autumn on the right would be an interesting way to highlight the variety of foliage colors.”