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Postojna Concert Hall Boasts the World’s First Post Office Inside a Cave
Posted By Tafline Laylin On March 25, 2012 @ 2:10 am In Architecture,carousel showcase,gallery | 1 Comment
The original Postojna concert hall  was partially demolished and the renovation constructed in its place. It was important that materials could be transported via a cave train and that they could be manually fitted. And then for maximum aesthetic effect, the entire S-shaped renovation was wrapped in glass to emphasize the cave’s glory – especially at night.
Perhaps the most exciting new development is a cutting edge biological treatment facility  that has been installed within the cave to handle human waste. Not only does it slash all of the previous troubles of leakage and contamination in a very fragile ecosystem, but it demonstrates how a little bit of ingenuity combined with will can solve even the most tricky challenges.
+ Studio Stratum 
Via Arch Daily 
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URLs in this post:
 Slovenia's Postojna Cave Concert Hall: http://www.studiostratum.net/index.php?mode=projekt&concept=&id=32
 sensitive natural environment: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Environmentally_Sensitive_Area
 Postojna concert hall: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Postojna_Cave
 biological treatment facility: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sewage_treatment
 Arch Daily: http://www.archdaily.com/218742/exhibition-and-retail-pavillion-in-the-concert-hall-in-the-postojna-cave-studio-stratum/
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