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From Tunnel-Connected Homes to Repurposed Bomb Shelters

By: Tana Makmanee - Published: Jul 10, 2013
Building pieces of architecture that stands out from all the other ordinary buildings is becoming increasingly difficult, but these unique underground dwellings are showcasing how building below ground is taking architectural design to a whole other level.

While basements are ordinarily the only types of rooms built below ground, these underground dwellings are taking ordinary houses to a new extreme, by building them completely under the surface. While most people are weary of living underground because of the claustrophobic aspects and lack of sunlight, the architectural techniques and skills needed to create homes below the surface is quite fascinating and impressive.

From underground offices to bomb shelters converted into chic living spaces, these unique underground dwellings are offering homeowners a new and exciting way to live indoors.