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This 4-minute time-lapse video by Innovative Water Solutions, LLC shows the construction process for a large underground rainwater harvesting system! The giant water tank is made from modules that are extremely strong – the video shows us that even with a small layer of earth on top, a sizeable bulldozer can drive over them!

This 4-minute time-lapse video by Innovative Water Solutions, LLC shows the construction process for a large underground rainwater harvesting system! The giant water tank is made from modules that are extremely strong – the video shows us that even with a small layer of earth on top, a sizeable bulldozer can drive over them!

Looking to fill in your swimming pool? Water wise constructions-remove pool can remove your swimming pool and even convert it into an underground water tank. The top will be paved over and you can utilise the extra space in your yard in any way you like. To remove pool or fill in your swimming pool, this is the best option.

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The Solar-Powered Groundhouse in Brittany is a Designer Earth-Rammed Home

Earth construction is no longer just for peace-loving hippies and this designer earth-rammed and solar-powered Groundhouse in Brittany is the perfect example.

*SPAIN~Monturgue(a city located in the province of Córdoba,Spain)Cemetery extends an interesting set of underground constructions discovered in1885,that ProfessorP.J.Lacort estimates were tanks to store water.Mine,as they are called in the village,are made up of12chambers w/barrel vaults+distributed in3parallel ships,w/circular openings at the top.

Kippenross, Melton (35km W of Melbourne), is a predominantly intact and elaborate local example of a Late Victorian Picturesque style homestead. The single-storey house demonstrates several features of the style, including the hipped roof, the minor gable projecting towards the front, the encircling verandah, asymmetrical composition, polychrome brick wall construction, corrugated metal roof cladding, face brick chimneys with projecting rendered tops, narrow eaves with paired timber…

Green Zero by Studio di Architettura Daniele Menichini (Italy) is a new interpretation of modular housing that strives to be more like a private getaway than a place to live. The minimalist design ensures the structure is at home in almost any environment, from the backyard to the beach. Constructed using a wooden prefab exterior built on top of a natural stone foundation, the thin film solar-powered home in Italy also features an integral rainwater management and drainage system.