East Egg

An image search for the “Beijing Egg” opera house inadvertently turned up this gem: Constructed on the streets of Beijing by freshly graduated but still rent-poor architect Dai Haifei (戴海飞), a tiny living pod awaits its removal by the authorities. Imagine anarchist Construction Birds laying these all over the city..

From EverydayMinimalist

Apparently his workplace is right across the street, so there’s no commute – and he leaves his notebook computer at the office. Probably no shower there though – my money’s on a gym membership.

In-depth info, interview and construction drawings over at Chinahush. Construction photos at Dai Haifei’s flickr account.

Here’s the original Beijing ‘Bird’s Egg’ – actually the National Centre for the Performing Arts, an opera building by Paul Andreu (2001).

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