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Nail Houses: Holdouts Developers Couldn't Touch

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Sep 06, 2014 01:12 AM
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by Jennifer Hunter last modified Sep 05, 2014

A newly-built road had to be diverted around this apartment building in Zhejiang province via the Guardian . In quickly-developing China, the term dingzihu or 'nail house' refers to a house or other structure whose owners bravely (or stubbornly, depending how you look at it) held on to their homes as the landscape changed around them — they stick out like the head of a nail. READ MORE »






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