Apocalyptic Architecture

Converted bunkers resonate with 2012 fears and eco-economic hedging
Implications - In areas that have been affected by war, bunkers are symbols of protection amid chaos. Savvy architects have converted these structures into hotels, homes and off-the-grid fortresses to woo environmentalists, history buffs and those who have taken a survivalist recession attitude in one fell swoop.
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Survivalist Real Estate - Utah's Kayenta Bunker is an Off-the-Grid Dream
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Viral 37,116 Clicks Pub: Mar 24, 10
Survivalist Real Estate
Utah's Kayenta Bunker is an Off-the-Grid Dream
Have you ever had dreams of getting away from it all, of getting back to the land? You vs. nature? If you purchase the Kayenta Bunker in Utah, all that--and so much more (or less)--will be yours. Built… [More]
Bizarre Theme Parks - The Isgyvenimo Drama Soviet Bunker
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Hot 36,706 Clicks Pub: Nov 15, 08
Bizarre Theme Parks
The Isgyvenimo Drama Soviet Bunker
If you’ve ever felt an insatiable need to return to the 1984-era USSR, Išgyvenimo Drama, also known as Soviet Bunker, is the theme park for you. For about $50 (120LTL), you’re given an intense two-and-a-half… [More]
Buying Secret Bunkers - Clandestine Tunnels for Sale
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Hot 40,138 Clicks Pub: Oct 21, 08
Buying Secret Bunkers
Clandestine Tunnels for Sale
A network of secret tunnels built in 1940 as deep air-raid shelters 100 feet under central London has gone on sale. The Kingsway Tunnels were designed to accommodate 8,000 people. They have also been… [More]
Converted Bunker Architecture - Rainer Mielke Turns Old Structures into Hip Homes
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Warm 28,142 Clicks Pub: Sep 2, 09
Converted Bunker Architecture
Rainer Mielke Turns Old Structures into Hip Homes
What to do with an old bomb shelter? You could opt for converted bunker architecture! If not a Zero Star Hotel (check it out below), then why not convert these old structures to modern, buzzworthy buildings?… [More]
Luxury Bomb Shelters - Multi-Million Dollar The Earthcom 70-128 Preps You For Disaster
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Warm 43,432 Clicks Pub: Jan 22, 09
Luxury Bomb Shelters
Multi-Million Dollar The Earthcom 70-128 Preps You For Disaster
Are you ready for World War III? For as low as $14,400, you can be. Radius Engineering Intl. specializes in building bomb shelters. Yep, you can get the baseline model, or you can spring for the EARTHCOM… [More]
Bomb Shelter Hotels - Yotel Eyes The Kingsway Tunnels in London
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Warm 15,539 Clicks Pub: Nov 29, 08
Bomb Shelter Hotels
Yotel Eyes The Kingsway Tunnels in London
Central London may be getting the next possible Yotel location, but this won’t be another fancy high rise. Simon Woodruffe's Yotel chain, famous for its capsule-style rooms that are offered at hourly… [More]