In Beijing, an eccentric resident has attracted the ire of his neighbors with the elaborate rock-like structures he has built to surround his rooftop home. The illegal landscape, consisting of false stone and real plants, has neighbors in the 26-story building worried about the possibility of collapsing ceilings.
Castle Rising, Norfolk Castle Rising Castle is situated in the village of Norfolk, UK. It was built in about 1138 by William d Albini, 1st Earl of Arundel. The castle is in remarkably good condition despite being over 850 years old.
La Conciergerie, Paris. Built in the Middle Ages as a Merovingian Palace, it was later converted to a prison when Charles V decided the Louvre was much better digs. It had a bit of a notorious reputation, from torture, to its roll as a holding cell for prisoners before meeting the guillotine during the reign of terror. This staircase is located in the main hall and leads up to the upper stories.