douglas wilson

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Atlantropa - The Craziest Idea You Have Never Heard Of


Herman Sörgel, a renowned architect of the Bauhaus school, proposed the craziest, most megalomaniacal scheme of the 20th century you never heard of - damming the Strait of Gibraltar and the Mediterranean Sea to create more land for Europe and to unite Africa with the European continent. Pure madness! You can read more on this Wikipedia page.

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