Beijing Mountain Villa

On 16/08/2013 by Site Default

A Chinese businessman who built a house covered by an artificial mountain on top of a 26-storey apartment block in Beijing has been told to remove it or face having it demolished.

Local media sources including South China Morning Post have reported that the man spent six years creating the structure using fake rocks but real trees and grass.

The artificial landscape covers the entire 1000-square-metre roof of the tower, but local urban management officials have told the owner the structure is illegal and issued him with an ultimatum to prove it was built with proper government permission or dismantle it within 15 days…

TWO ARTICLES ON IT HERE:

http://www.dezeen.com/2013/08/13/house-built-inside-a-fake-mountain-on-top-of-chinese-tower/

http://shanghaiist.com/2013/08/15/flyover_shows_the_insane_glory_that_is_professor_zhangs_beijing_rooftop_villa.php

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