12 Amazing Oklahoma Secrets You Never Knew Existed
Passages below Okla. city were filled with a rarely-seen Chinese community. Anti-Chinese sentiments drove the culture underground across the country, including Oklahoma City. During a flu epidemic during the 1920s, health inspectors stumbled across the Chinese underground. After their inspection, the inspectors were quoted as saying the nearly 200 residents were “in good health and surroundings and sanitary as all get out.” An entire network of tunnels downtown that link various buildings t
underground green roof home - This rectangular structure designed by Deca is very eco-friendly, utilizing natural light and heat, and cooling cross-winds. Built between the slopes of two adjacent hillsides, the house has a simple box-like plan that blends into the surrounding desert, while still incorporating traditional Greek design elements. The house is visible only in the center, and even then could pass as a half-buried ruin more than a modern home.
Twenty-five feet below the sprawling front lawn of the Tennessee governor’s mansion sits a spectacularly luminous underground event venue. The Archimania-designed sunken courtyard is the crown jewel of the project.