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Since revealing the Low Line proposal last fall, the creators have already made significant progress, especially when you consider that many immediately wrote off the idea as being unrealistic. They have created a small-scale working prototype of the sunlight irrigation system that will bring light to the underground space, and the money raised through Kickstarter will help fund a large-scale prototype.

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  1. mikeoffer March 31, 2012 at 11:48 am
    Expand your mass transit underground. Please put your parks in thew sunlight. Underground contained space create exponential air quality issues for its occupants/users. or the alternative, consumes vast quantities of energy attempting to- ventilate, light, control moisture... A cute, quaint, novel idea but VERY irresponsible for professional designers and engineers. Rather a showing of proffessional inability,or perhaps disregard, to integrate All aspects and consequences of attempting this type of structure. Go down to your local REI or such, and develope and support ways to enjoy the great OUTDOORS in any season. Reclaim land by removing some of your obsolete buildings,(while recycling their materials of course.)Accumylate an interconnected series of outdoor parks and enjoy.