The Egg House: Green Micro Living In Beijing
The unique living structure was constructed to avoid the high rents in the city.
Being unable to afford the high price of rent in Beijing, Dai Haifei, a recent architecture graduate, came up with a novel idea — the creation of an “egg house.” The inspiration to construct the domicile came after Haifei attended the 2010 Shanghai Biennale and encountered the similar “City egg” architectural project. The solar-powered eco-friendly house is propped up on wheels and cost only $964 to build, using bamboo splints, wood chips, sacks, and grass seeds as material. Haifei explains: