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Helsinki’s Underground Shadow City

Helsinki’s Underground Shadow City

Bound by buildings on one side and a harbor on the other, the Finnish capital of Helsinki is pursuing a unique direction for its urban expansion: straight down. Thanks to a cooperatively shallow bedrock, building underground is relatively painless and inexpensive, and already citizens enjoy access to a subterranean swimming…

500 Helsinki Homes To Be Heated By Cathedral’s Underground Servers

500 Helsinki Homes To Be Heated By Cathedral’s Underground Servers

Any company that’s ever boasted of its green credentials can shove it in the coal burner, after hearing about Helsinki’s Uspenski Cathedral’s data centre, which will use its overheating servers to warm 500 homes joined by a network of pipes.