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This article was published on December 16, 2010

    Egg Style House as a Cheap Housing Option in Beijing

    Egg Style House as a Cheap Housing Option in Beijing
    Courtney Boyd Myers
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    Courtney Boyd Myers

    Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups gr Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups grow internationally. Previously, she was the Features Editor and East Coast Editor of TNW covering New York City startups and digital innovation. She loves magnets + reading on a Kindle. You can follow her on Facebook, Twitter @CBM and .

    As a recent grad from Architecture school, Dai Haifei didn’t want to pay Beijing’s expensive rent. Instead, he conceived and produced his own “egg house” positioning on the street near his work studio where he works. His “egg house,” made out of juta sacks, bamboo splints, sawdust and growing grass seeds for warmth, measures 2X2 meters squared. It is one functional, organic looking spaceship.

    via @Abitare