Egg house to be removed
Updated: 2010-12-02 19:34
By Jia Xu (chinadaily.com.cn)
The inside look of Dai Haifei's 6-square-meter "egg" house in Chengfu Road, Haidian District, Beijing.[Photo/Beijing Times]
Dai Haifei, the man who built an egg-shaped house to live in because he couldn't afford Beijing's high rental prices, is being forced to take it down, the Beijing Times reported Thursday.
Though the adorable "egg" house may win most people's recognition for being green, the concerned residential property manager said when it comes to living in a public area the temporary "egg" house lacks construction approval and dwelling admission.
Managers of Dai's architectural firm said Thursday Dai also got an official notice ordering him to remove the "egg" house.
Dai remained tight-lipped about the saga. "He's under a huge pressure and please give him space", one of Dai's colleagues said.
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