A Peculiar Chinese Take on Mixed Use

Architizer takes us to the Chinese city of Zhuzhou, where a project featuring residences atop a retail podium stretches the definition of mixed use.

Words can't do justice in describing the pictures accompanying AJ Artemel's post on four "McMansion-style" homes that have been built atop the roof of the Jiutian International Plaza shopping center.

Located in the central district of Zhuzhou, the second-largest city in Hunan province, the views from these homes must be great, but be careful where you kick the soccer ball.

Full Story: Chinese Home Builders Find Great Location: On Top Of A Shopping Mall

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