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Nail House, China

The Chinese couple owning a nail house - the last holdout for a major highway - finally sell their home to the government.

Een bejaard stel uit de Chinese stad Wenling heeft geweigerd om te verhuizen, toen er naast hun huis een nieuwe snelweg werd aangelegd. Nu staat hun woning in het midden van de straat.

Snelweg in China om huis heen gebouwd

This Chinese house sits in the middle of a brand-new road - no emminent domain in China.

Welcome to digital in China: the people, platforms and players | Econsultancy

China tears down house in middle of highway after owner agrees to demolition (Photo: China Daily / Reuters)

Holden Beach, NC - Craig Cottage 1250 OBW a 4 Bedroom Boulevard / Second Row Rental House in Holden Beach, part of the Brunswick Beaches of North Carolina. Includes Hi-Speed Internet

Holden Beach, NC - Craig Cottage 1250 OBW a 4 Bedroom Boulevard / Second Row Rental House in Holden Beach, part of the Brunswick Beaches of North Carolina. Includes Hi-Speed Internet

china nail house

When A Chinese Farmer Refused To Move Out Of His Home, The Government Built A Highway Around It

Farmers from eastern China refuse to budge after contractors build a motorway around their home, creating what is known as a 'nail house'. A stubborn farmer .

Nail Houses: Holdouts Developers Couldn't Touch | Apartment Therapy

Nail Houses: Holdouts Developers Couldn't Touch

Nail Houses: Holdouts Developers Couldn't Touch | Apartment Therapy

The violence in Kunming shows how China’s ethnic policies conflict with Xi Jinping’s reform plans, writes James Leibold in Beijing

Thinking laterally: When Mr Baogen refused to vacate his property, which was right in the middle of a planned route for a new motorway, the road builders refused to let this get in the way

Won't sell up? Enjoy living in the middle of a motorway! Road is built around a house after elderly Chinese couple refuse to move

Urban Architecture Office IWM house courtyard

stacked terraces extending from each level of this dwelling offer inhabitants screened views of neighboring buildings, distant rooftops and the street below through strategically placed voids within the main facade.

15 Obnoxious Homes That Were Built Just To Annoy The Neighbours | Business…

A doctor built this spite house to stop a road from being built.

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