The Masters Of Knock-offs Have Set Their Eyes On World Famous Architecture


Even going as far as entire cities. If you haven't noticed how Chinese companies are excellent at cloning almost every single product known to mankind, you must be living in another universe. They have copied everything from smartphones, sneakers, designer bags, toys and even food. Over the last few years, Chinese architecture firms have slowly started to copy a few iconic buildings, monuments and even entire cities! We've collected some of the most bizarre architectural knock-offs that they have created.

The Chinese Manhattan is complete with it's very own version of the Hudson River. They are estimating that construction will be completed and the city will be 100% liveable by the year 2019. I sure hope the rent is cheaper!

Le Corbusier's Ronchamp Chapel

This knock-off in Zhengzhou was built in 1994 but only stood for 6 years thanks to the Fondation Le Corbusier.