It is really quite amazing, the second poorest nation in the western hemisphere will be 94% energy self-reliant by 2016. [Read more…] about Nicaragua ‘s Path to Energy Independence via Renewable Power
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yqB_sl3xnmM[/youtube]A very good friend of mine, Mark Wilcken, from Arkansas Educational Television Network produced a wonderful documentary on mid 20th-century architecture around the state of Arkansas.
Around the world people have lived, worked and traveled underground. Coober Pedy, Australia, has numerous underground residences to escape the mid-day sun; subways around the world are accompanied by subterranean shopping malls. [Read more…] about Subterranean ‘Earth Scraper’