Independent voices from the TWT Communities
A small building tucked in the hills of Northern California shines with an unusual green glow from hundreds of glass tubes jutting out from one side toward nearby bushes.
"Good things come from failure," Rael said. "Companies that take risk, risk failure, but there's a tremendous amount of investment that isn't lost."
Rael, a professor of architecture at UC Berkeley, said he and his wife weren't trying to make political statement with the SOL Grotto, even if they acknowledge the name's intentional double-meaning, playing off the company's name and "S-O-L," a slang term meaning "out of luck" preceded by a vulgar word.