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Groundfridge

Weltevree’s Groundfridge is a small prefabricated root cellar. Instead of building a traditional shed, just bury the Groundfridge in about 3ft. of soil and its storage area will stay at 50ºF to 54ºF all year round. Hat Tip Link Continue Reading from the Source

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7 Endangered Examples of the Most Hated Architectural Style Ever

It’s hard to find a more polarizing architecture—even among scholars it’s most likely to be described as “ugly,” “unloved,” or even “hated.” I’m talking about Brutalism, the blocky unfinished concrete style which used to be very common in cities around the world, but is now being demolished at an astounding rate. Read more… Continue Reading [...]

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8 Stunning, Award-Winning Urban Structures

From a bridge that makes walking an adventure to a cost-effective way to revitalize an aging port, Architizer’s A+ Awards announced yesterday include smart and simple architecture for everyday life. Here are a few public structures that make grand statements about our changing cities or solve a universal problem in a beautiful way. Read more… [...]

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There’s An Italian Restaurant With Its Own Human-Powered Theme Park

Italian restaurants are (quite rightly) famous for their food, but Ai Pioppi, a family-owned restaurant a little north of Venice, is renowned for something quite different: a hand-built, human powered theme park, complete with 360-degree swings and rollercoasters, all powered by your feeble little legs. Read more… Continue Reading from the Source

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Tokyo Has the Largest Underground Water Tank in the World

This enormous, cathedral-like building is the main water tank of the Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel facility in Kasukabe City, 19 miles north of Tokyo, Japan, which is one of the most famous water infrastructure complex in the world, and also the world’s largest underground flood diversion facility. Read more… Continue Reading from the [...]

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