Underground Greenhouse Construction Manual

This "Walipini" (underground or pit greenhouse) is designed specifically for its location in La Paz, Bolivia. Luckily, the principle remains near the same regardless where you construct a Walipini.

The word Walipini" comes from the Aymara Indian language, which is from Bolivia, and means place of warmth". - or you can call it an underground greenhouse or a bioshelter. The Walipini makes the best of its environment to capture and store sunlight for year round vegetable growth.

PDF for Building an Underground Greenhouse