A slice of summer year round.
For those of us who live in cooler parts of the world, a reprieve from harsh winters can be much needed. But rather than travel hundreds of miles for a brief few days of warmth and sunlight, what if we could build a little semi-tropical room of our own? What would you do with a toasty studio or place for your underground band to play? Enter: the walipini.
According to the Inspiration Green website it's “Called a walipini in South America (from the Aymara Indian language, meaning "place of warmth").” - See more here. Some sources say these structures are typically 50 to 60 degrees Fahrenheit or warmer even in the dead of winter.
The walipini is essentially a greenhouse sunk six to eight fee...