Passo a passo para construir a sua cisterna de pneus usados e recolher água da chuva para irrigação em terrenos Por Marise Jalowitzki O sistema é de fácil execução e máxima eficiência. Há um video (veja nas fontes de referência ao final) que mostra em imagens todo o projeto, apresentado pela própria idealizadora, a extensionista Claudia Paraíba, da Emater-RS. Para os que não tem o livre acesso à web, você, que lê este artigo, pode imprimir este texto e levar até as comunidades que você conhece. Vi, ouvi e copiei muito do conteúdo do video, coordenado pela jornalista Thaís D'Avila do Canal Rural - RS.
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Adam Kalkin isn't the only architect to make homes out of shipping containers . A handful of architects, including Jennifer Siegal and Lot-Ek , began using them ten years ago as a gritty reaction against the tidy white surfaces of modernism. But nobody has employed shipping containers more inventively than Kalkin , a New Jersey architect and artist who has used them to design luxurious homes, museum additions, and refugee housing. In architectural circles, Kalkin is regarded as something of an oddball. He began his talk at the Urban Center in New York Tuesday night by playing the first five minutes of a Jerry Lewis movie , followed by the actor's acceptance speech at the Academy Awards last month.
In most parts of the world, when a bridge is needed it is built from wood, steel or concrete. But in Cherrapunji in northeastern India, the locals are much more patient. They simply coax nearby trees to grow into natural bridges. The process takes many years, but the result is completely natural, surprisingly strong, and looks like something out of a wonderful fantasy world.
These recycled plastic bottle bricks are more affordable and durable than traditional bricks Photo from flickr They’re transparent and translucent. They interlock together to form a honeycomb structure that’s extremely durable. They can be used to build anything from buildings and fences to roofs and walls of light. So what are “they” referring to?
Richard Louis "Dick" Proenneke (born May 4, 1916 – April 20, 2003) was an American naturalist who lived alone in the high mountains of Alaska at a place called Twin Lakes . Living simply in a log cabin he constructed by hand, Proenneke made valuable recordings of both meteorological and natural data. [ 1 ] [ edit ] Life Proenneke's father, William Christian Proenneke, served in World War I and later made his living as a well driller. His mother, Laura ( née Bonn) was a homemaker . His parents married in late 1909, or early 1910, and had three daughters and three sons: Robert, Helen, Lorene, Richard (Dick), Florence, and Raymond (Jake).