Beijing’s Egg House

While we await new home sales at 10, let’s consider a different abode than the typical McMansion, a smaller residence in the crowded and expensive city of Beijing:

What’s an architect to do when he can’t afford to pay rent in one of the most expensive cities in the world? Erect a solar-powered, grass-clad, egg-shaped hut on the streets of Beijing, of course.

Rent free, and no commuting costs.

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Too bad the city made him take it down

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Source:
Beijing’s incredible, inedible egg house
Matt Hickman
Mother Naure Network Dec 14 2010
http://www.mnn.com/your-home/green-building-remodeling/blogs/beijings-incredible-inedible-egg-house

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