Bizarre dim the lights. The sanzhi ufo houses also known as the ufo houses of sanjhih sanzhi pod houses or sanzhi pod city were a set of abandoned and never completed pod shaped.
The sanzhi ufo houses chinese.
Sanzhi ufo houses. The futuristic buildings were intended to be a vacation resort marketed towards the us military officers coming from their east asian postings. It was a vacation destination for the us military officers that moved to the far east and wealthy taiwanese. The ufo houses of sanjhih as they were nicknamed was an abandoned building project in the sanzhi district of the new taipei city in taiwan.
I know of this oddly shaped futuristic ghost town since i started this blog but i never got around to making a post about them. In 1978 developers in taiwan started building what became known as the sanzhi ufo pod city the pods were intended as a vacation resort property and plans were made to market them to american military officers coming off east asian postings. We first came across the futuro house around july 2011 right after we had started the architecture blog strange weird wonderful cool buildings and the futuro house located in royse city tx usa became the subject of one of our early posts image top left by runder.
Construction begun in 1978 but the project was. More accurately called futuro houses these 20th century prefabricated homes are often referred to as ufo houses. Sānzhī fēidiéwū also known as the ufo houses of sanjhih sanjhih pod houses or sanjhih pod city were a set of abandoned and never completed pod shaped buildings in sanzhi district new taipei taiwan the buildings resembled futuro houses some examples of which can be found elsewhere in taiwan.
The project was inspired by matti suuronen s futuro housing prefabricated houses that looked like. The sanzhi ufo houses or the sanzhi pod houses or the sanzhi pod city were a set of abandoned buildings that were shaped like pods situated in the sanzhi district taiwan. Explore our terrifying collection of ghost stories haunted places and eerie encounters with the other side.
It was during 1978s the construction of these ufo shaped houses started in the sanzhi district. The sanzhi ufo houses also known as the sanzhi pod houses or sanzhi pod city were a set of abandoned pod shaped buildings that resembled futuro houses the prefabricated flying saucer shaped house designed by matti suuronen. However after two years the construction sanzhi pod city stopped due to mysterious incidence and deaths.