China built a ridiculously science fictional museum in a city where nobody lives

Remember Ordos City, that ritzy urban planning project in the Gobi Desert where most people can't afford to live? Design firm MAD Architects recently completed the blob-like local museum. I repeat — the Chinese government commissioned a museum that looks sort of like a bashful Shai-Hulud in a chichi desert ghost town.… »12/13/11 5:55pm12/13/11 5:55pm