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China

  • Transparent Concrete Is For Real

    No longer a dream, transparent concrete is for real and is now being used as a building material. The Italian firm, Italcementi Group, unveiled their product which was built into the…

  • China Sees the Light…of Solar Power

    Although there are many factors at play when it comes to toxic materials that have been used to build homes, some of these materials have originated from China (Drywall to be…

  • Shower Power

    A reader sent over a DIY disaster that their handyman/landlord setup for them. Albeit she lives in China there is no excuse or reason to have exposed power outlets in or…

  • Island Home

    In Chongqing, central China, a land dispute has created an unusual island home. Apparently the homeowners have won the battle against the developers and are ‘well connected’ and will not be…