This Skyscraper Has a Mountain On Top

Design News 08.16.13

Pin it button big
One Chinese man took his renovations to a new level. Zhang Biqing, a doctor and acupuncture clinic owner, built an artificial mountain on top of the 26-story Beijing apartment building. The mountain took six years to construct, but the government wants Zhang to take it down due to neighbor complaints.

In other news, check out a sleek transportable home from the students at Taliesin, and LEGO starts a school in Denmark. See the headlines after the jump.

A Fake Mountain On Top Of A Chinese Skyscaper—Why Not? | Co.Exist
Design Details: A Portable Home From Taliesin (The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture) | Architizer
The School That LEGO Built | The Wall Street Journal

(Image: via Co.Exist)

You Might Also Like

Promoted Stories


Main, Style, News

Tara is Apartment Therapy's Assistant Editor & Social Media Manager. When not living in 140 characters, you'll find her thrift shopping around Boston, canning, and Instagramming photos of cats.