Scheeren says he designed the complex because he was tired of traditional tower blocks and their boring conventional skylines. Instead he decided to create a “vertical village,” presumably to spite some sort of HOA somewhere.

via Gizmodo“It looked so easy in the YouTube video” — The Creator Of All Life And Matter

At a cost of more than $1,100 per square foot, the apartments vary in price from just under $1 million to over $6 million. Hey, quirky ain’t free.

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The Badass War God Statue In China

In what is surely an attempt to rile up its populace for an impending world war, China has erected this behemoth statue of Guan Yu, a warrior god:

siewwy84/Adobe StockThe opposite of a miniature.

Designed by Han Meilin, creator of those 2008 Olympic mascots that look like rejected Pikachu drafts, the 157-foot-tall, 1,320-ton Guan Yu stands atop a 33-foot-tall warship which houses a cultural museum, looking over the city of Jingzhou like he’s expecting a Godzilla attack any minute now.

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He’s depicted wielding his legendary massive halberd, the “Green Dragon Crescent Blade,” and it’s becoming increasingly clear why Asian action movies name everything better.


There Are A Lot Of Two-dimensional Skyscrapers

There’s minimalism, and then there’s this:

Someformofhuman/Wiki CommonsWhat a real estate agent would call “cozy.”