China orders demolition of rock garden on high-rise roof

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    Leslie B Wagle
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    I was tempted to put this under some other heading about weird construction like the bear crossing, “think about the children (trees),” or “green architecture,” but it just doesn’t fit anywhere else. And I don’t know what to say except just “wow.”

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-23677990

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    Andrew Spiering
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    Great find!  This is an excellent story to share with a proper reaction… wow is right!  🙂

    Thanks for sharing!  Keep posting more great finds…

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    Leslie B Wagle
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    Actually a fuller story with video is here (talk about your lax local permits process!):

    http://www.3news.co.nz/Beijing-cracks-down-on-bizarre-apartment-top

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    Tosh K
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    Hilarious!  Almost like the lizard zoo exhibit… for people!

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    Jason T. Radice
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    “Building code? What building code? And what is this you say about needing some kind of permit? I already permitted myself to build this thing!”

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