Anti-skyscraper could fill hole left by disused mine

10/13/2010 | Inhabitat

A 900-foot chasm left behind by an Arizona open-pit mining operation could one day be filled by a self-sufficient, eco-friendly "underground skyscraper." Instead of reaching for the sky, the building would sink down beneath ground level to shield itself from the heat of the desert sun; cleverly designed lighting and ventilation systems would keep the people below cool and comfortable.

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