This is a new five-star restroom in the Bishan district of Chongqing, China. The facility is 150 square meters and has an elegant interior design as well as quality materials: like marble floors, granite imitation walls, lacquered wood doors and urinal separators, even chandeliers. A central heating system and 24-hour air-conditioning keep the place at a constant temperature of 26 degrees Celsius all the time. There is also a high-quality stereo system that plays soothing music. The five-star public restroom cost about 800,000 yuan ($115,785) to build.
The city of Ordos was built to accommodate over a million people and supposed to be a futuristic metropolis of Inner Mongolia. However, due to incompletion, the city is almost empty. Apparently, just 2% of the city’s buildings were ever filled, the rest has been left to decay. Today, Ordos is China’s largest Ghost City.
China plans to relocate 250 million people to country’s megacities. To do this, they need solid infrastructure. So, they invested billions in huge infrastructure projects. Some of them have been already completed, others are underway. Here are some of the giant and expensive Chinese building projects.
China has the population of over 1.381 billion which is constantly growing. Plus, as of 2015 the country has dropped their “one child policy.” Today, Chinese couples are allowed to have 2 children per household. The government hopes that it will help to balance the country’s demographics. In the meantime, their population will continue to grow even faster now. And as you will see in these pictures, China is already very crowded…
SexyCyborg is a hacker, a maker and a beautiful girl from Shenzhen, China. She came up with an infinity skirt, a wearable array of LED lit infinity mirror tiles inspired by traditional Chinese armor for Maker Faire. I guess it’s safe to say that she’s got it all: good looks and solid technical knowledge and skills.
Zhongdong Miao Village is situated in the mountains of Anshun in the Guizhou province of southwest China. The village is situated inside the cave at 1800 meters (almost 6000 ft) above sea level and has about 100 dwellers. The villagers built roofless houses, schools and a basketball court there. It is warm in winter, cool in summer and dry all year long. The community used to have a high school as well, but the Chinese government closed the school in early 2011. Now, the closest school is a two-hour walk there and back.