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Only In China: Like A Giant Ant Farm Housing 30,000 Humans


Technocrats in China lost their shirt with this huge luxury hotel, so they carved it into tiny apartments to maximize revenue and house as many as 30,000 residents. Some will be born there and never leave.
China is a Technocracy that exports itself around the world to Asia, Africa, South America and even to America. ? TN Editor

This is the Chinese town where all 20,000 residents live under one roof – and you never need to go out.

The Regent International apartment building in Qianjiang Century City, Hangzhou's central business district, is like nothing you've ever seen before.

Initially designed as a hotel, this mammoth structure has been turned into thousands of high-end residential apartments.

The S-shaped Regent International now accommodates for up to 30,000 residents, although it's current inhabitants stand at around the 20,000 mark.

Nonetheless, the remarkable congregation of locals crammed under one roof makes it one of the most densely populated areas in the world.

But the impressive building, which stands at 675ft tall, is more than just a place to call home.

Also located across its 36 to 39 floors, depending on what side of it you're on, are a variety of amenities and businesses – just like any normal town would have.

Available for the 20,000 residents is a giant food court, as well as swimming pools, barber shops, nail salons, medium-sized supermarkets, and internet cafes.