I’ve noticed that some of the LEGO franchise builds can be too simple. Rather than building LEGO into the shape of the franchise, too often, the pieces are shaped to match the franchise. This huge R2-D2 is different. Okay, it looks like there are some custom pieces but the bulk of the model is build from standard bricks.
Take a look at the video below — oh, one last thing, do you notice any tension between the two designers?