Ju Jun

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Ju Jun (橘郡), also known as Orange County, China refers to a $60 million, 143-unit housing development situated about one hour north of Beijing, China, consisting entirely of expensive American-style townhouses and tract homes, decorated and furnished with American products. The Chinese developer Zhang Bo built the community to anticipate the 2008 Olympics to be held in Beijing. All 143 units were sold within a month of going on sale, in a phenomenon the Beijing media called "The Orange Storm."[1] Designed by architect Aram Bassenian, who hails from Newport Beach, California in Orange County, California, the Orange County development is an example of wealthy Chinese adopting the suburban American built form.[2]

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  1. ^ PURE. "PURE published at Building China". Retrieved 2 April 2014. 
  2. ^ Shieh, Evan. "Made In China". Retrieved 2 April 2014. 

Coordinates: 40°09′18″N 116°24′40″E / 40.155°N 116.411°E / 40.155; 116.411