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.




Too bad the city made him take it down

Beijing’s incredible, inedible egg house
Matt Hickman
Mother Naure Network Dec 14 2010

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