Zhang Biqing, a successful businessman from Beijing, China, spent the past 6-years building a two-story stone fortress atop an apartment complex, complete with real trees and shrubbery, a series of walkways and giant ornaments. Continue reading for a video and more information.
Apparently, Zhang Biqing, who prefers to be called Professor Zhang, is a very well connected character. According to the South China Morning Post, he is "a doctor of traditional Chinese medicine and former member of a district People's Political Consultative Conference who owns a national chain of acupuncture clinics".
Confronted by reporters about his housing issue and his neighbors' complaints, the businessman said: "Since I dare to live here, I am not worried about complaints."
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