Tag: China

  • The Resilient “Nail Houses” of China: Defying Urban Transformation

    The Resilient “Nail Houses” of China: Defying Urban Transformation

    In the midst of China’s rapid urbanization and development, there stands a group of resilient structures that have become emblematic of resistance against progress — the “nail houses.” These homes, metaphorically resembling a stubborn nail amidst construction sites, tell stories of defiance, determination, and the complex interplay between property rights and urban expansion. The term…