That fake Chinese Ikea store was nice, but this fake Chinese Versailles, home of state-owned Harbin Pharmaceutical Group, is oh, so much better, what with their wood and gold finishes, dramatic chandeliers, and other opulent details. The office space, in Northeast China, has drawn criticism for its lavishness, particularly because Harbin has also said it doesn't have the cash to properly handle issues concerning sewage and wastewater from its factory. Meanwhile, the health of this bang-up interior design job remains strong.
· This Exists: Totally Insane, Fake Ikea Store [Curbed National]
· Drug maker's deluxe office building comparable to imperial palace [China Whispers]