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In October of 1954, Popular Mechanics contained an article entitled "At Home, 2004 A.D.", in which Paul Laszlo's concept of Atomville and the home of the future were described in detail.

The city would be laid out with all the city streets concentric circles and major highways like the spokes..

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Bunker 599

Diefdijk, Netherlands
by Rietveld Landscape

The sliced-up bunker was designed by the Dutch studio, Rietveld Landscape and was completed in 2010. The project won the Dutch Design Award 2011.

This project lays bare two secrets of the New Dutch Waterline (NDW), a military line of defence in use from 1815 until 1940 protecting the cities of..

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Reichsbahnbunker

Berlin, Germany
by Realarchitektur, ...

The Reichsbahnbunker, also known as 'Friedrichstrasse Imperial Railway Bunker' was designed by Karl Bonatz under supervision of Albert Speer, “General Building Inspector for the Reich Capital”. The square building has an area of 1000 m² and is 18 metres high; its walls are up to two metres thick...

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Kultur Bunker

Frankfurt, Germany
by Index Architekten

This bunker was constructed in 1940 and was designed with a complex hipped roof to both disguise and protect against bombs. The concrete used in its construction could have built nearly 9,000 houses, it has an outer wall thickness was approx 2 meters.

After years of disuse, the hip roof began..

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Albania's former communist ruler Enver Hoxha had around 750,000 igloo-shaped bunkers constructed across the country in the 1970s and 1980s. Hoxha feared foreign invaders and built the concrete structures to offer his people shelter in an emergency -- or as a place from which to attack potential..

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Architect's underground housing-studio located in Madrid is today a Foundation Fernando Higueras. The single space is 8 meters high, without partitions or windows, bounded by 4 concrete walls that join the 2 floors, illuminated by the 4 skylights of the large patio and the 5th of the small..

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House Bunker

La Maddalena, Sardinia, Italy
by Cini Boeri

“Casa Bunker” is a private house designed in 1967 by the Italian architect Cini Boeri along the coasts of of La Maddalena, a small island located in northern Sardinia. The house, built for her family in an area particularly exposed to strong winds, was designed in continuity with the peculiar..

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