The biggest ship ever built by the Sobani: the 'Tesseract' is a giant space shipyard capable of building or repairing even battleships sized vessels. It features a giant deployable 'drydock' that adapts to the type of ship that needs repairs / or that is planned for building on site.




This is by far the biggest thing i ever built (105cm) , and also the most complex. It's not super clear in the pictures but this build integrates 3m of Electroluminescent Wire which lights up most of the ship's sides (mostly the factory and the hangar). The battery box is held within a compartment and can be accessed and removed easily. I'll write a little more about it later but EL Wire is a great thing to work with : it fits perfectly in a lego clip or minifig hand and doesnt heat up at all.


This project was built just like the most recent 2 for an exhibition at the biggest Toys R Us in Europe, in Paris (La défense) on the 3rd and 4th of november. Other builders are attending with fantastic creations : iomedes xtofcorthay and legodrome



Pics are somewhat mediocre at full resolution ... curse the wobbly tripod!


Picture has been replaced to remove the shadow the ship was casting on .... nothing!

  • Mark Stafford PRO 3y

    Every MOC you post I spend a long time looking at and trying to figure out the techniques and the piece use - it's like the favourite concept art I've never seen keeps coming to life in LEGO form. Bravo!
  • Nathan PRO 3y

    You are my hero, sir.
  • : VolumeX : 3y

    Well Done! This is epic.
  • El Barto 3y

    Awesome! The high res pic really allows one to appreciate the insane amount of details on this. Massive!
  • Jon Blackford 3y

    Absolutely magnificent!
  • viktor Jakobsson 3y

  • 'Sergeant Chipmunk' 3y

    Beautifully done!!
  • GreenMoogle 3y

    All your builds just blow me away!
  • Chris Boen 3y

    My God.
  • Titolian 3y

    This is one of the most spectacular MOCs I've seen on Flickr. Brilliant work Pierre!
  • Jon Hall 3y

    You set the bar so high and yet every time you reach it - no easy task! This is yet another beautiful and inspiring moc. I love the fact your creations are so sci-fi yet also appear so functional and grounded in reality.
  • Crimso Giger PRO 3y

    Dement aussi celui-ci ! Le truc qui tue, c'est l'utilisation de vieilles portes Duplo (ou Fabuland ???), si je ne me trompe pas. Comme ils disent "Every part is a Space part" lol
    Sinon au dela du MOC je crois qu'on peut pas trouver mieux au niveau présentation, c'est deu grand art !
  • Phall Macaroni 3y

    Pierre you are Legend!
  • whateverly 3y

    This is truly stunning. I actually contemplated what it would take to get to Paris for the weekend. I could drive the seven hours to Calgary and save a bit that way, then fly standby direct. Plus I'd be able to hit the LEGO store in Calgary on the way back. Justifying the expense would be the only problem...
  • Mut33n 3y

  • Carson Hart 3y

    Mut33n Tutorial? Are you serious?
  • : VolumeX : 3y

    You kidding right? Its one thing asking for it but asking 43 times.... (roll eyes).
  • Jon Hall 3y

    Mut33n You forgot to say please.
  • SHR0UD PRO 3y

    Would be a big ask but would you consider making instructions like Jon does?
  • Malcolm Craig PRO 3y

    SHR0UD "Big ask"? I think I have just found my understatement of the day!
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