Nine Stubborn Nail Houses Giving the Finger to Redevelopment

The wheels of progress may turn slowly but they don't ever stop, as these nine landlords have learned the hard way. Our friends at Oobject have assembled the best examples of what resisting gentrification gets you.

Be sure to also check out these 16 bamboo scaffolds, some extreme Vietnamese street cables, and this guide to the walled city of Kowloon

Nine Stubborn Nail Houses Giving the Finger to Redevelopment

Nail house in front of shopping center, Changsha City, China

Nine Stubborn Nail Houses Giving the Finger to Redevelopment

Nail house in path of shopping mall development, Chongqing, China

Nine Stubborn Nail Houses Giving the Finger to Redevelopment

Nail house in path of financial center development, Shenzhen, China

Nine Stubborn Nail Houses Giving the Finger to Redevelopment

Shanghai Nail House

Nine Stubborn Nail Houses Giving the Finger to Redevelopment

Nail house, Hongkou, China

Nine Stubborn Nail Houses Giving the Finger to Redevelopment

Bizarre burial ground isolated by skyscrapers in Shanxi

Nine Stubborn Nail Houses Giving the Finger to Redevelopment

Narita airport Japan, runway interrupted by farmers land

Nine Stubborn Nail Houses Giving the Finger to Redevelopment

London dept store built round a nail house

Nine Stubborn Nail Houses Giving the Finger to Redevelopment

Condo built around Edith Macefield's house in Seattle