Nail Houses – Islands Within Construction

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I recently read a post about Chinese Nail Houses.  Nail houses are homes where the owner has refused to sell to property developers and thus has stayed in their house whilst construction of modern buildings and highways have continued around their four walls.  The examples of nail houses are incredible and highlight the last stand and unique position these houses have.  Memorials to a certain idealism and statement about the need for progress.  Here is the link to the whole article: click here

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1 comment
  1. Wow, those photo’s are so interesting. To think of how hard those people must have fought to keep their homes and yet when all is said and done they now look so out of place. Good for those people.

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