This 3-D elevated map made with lego truly makes the world tangible. Even though we often use lego to do a quick prototype of things, we don’t often think of them as the end product. This is a very good example of how lego can be effectively used to convey information.

Source: https://www.gizmodo.com.au/2011/03/building-a-3d-infographic-brick-by-lego-brick/