Zaha Hadid building pirated in China

Zaha Hadid building pirated in China, one of 11 being built across the country, by a developer on the Island of Chongqing. The copied structure may be completed before the original.   Top image Wangjing Soho. © Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid’s Wangjing Soho (top image), a 200-metre-high commercial complex consisting of three pebble-shaped volumes, unveiled in August 2011 and is due to be completed in 2014.

The Wangjing Soho complex is so popular that pirate architects are copying it!

Zaha Hadid's Wangjing Soho Wangjing Soho complex.   Image © Zaha Hadid

via spiegel online