The Dragons of the Canaries
Canary Dragon is a giant lizard was taken by Dragon for the first discoverers of the islands. It was long considered extinct until a small population was again discovered in the small island of La Gomera.
Where weighs more than one kilogram of wheat? Three farmers, three countries and a product. Discover the difference of the work involved in harvesting and selling a kilo of wheat for a farmer in Austria, one from Russia and one from USA ...
The Weight of Wheat
Clay has been used to build many works throughout history as well as the Chinese Wall, Japanese palaces, High Risers Arabs, Persians residential courtyards, African mosques and European wooden houses. However, this material had long since fallen into oblivion. It is now, with the move towards greater sustainability is given to all areas of life it makes architects, designers and even large companies are rediscovering the clay as a building material.
Rediscovering Clay, a Forgotten Material
Un experimento importante en edificios sostenibles fue completado en la ciudad industrial de Linz: Solar City fue desarrollada como modelo para el siglo XXI, un ejemplo principal del desarrollo urbano ecológicamente sano.
La Ciudad del Sol
La Gran Muralla China palacios japoneses y árabes, patios persas, mezquitas africanas todos hechos con arcilla. Mientras un tercio de la población mundial vive en casas de arcilla, en Europa este material dejó de ser popular en la construcción hace mucho tiempo.