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10 Unbelievable Underground Homes

€¢ From something out of the Teletubbies to ¬¬¬¬a former missile silo, we count ten unbelievable underground homes! 10 – Malator, • Considered one of Wales’ architectural masterpieces, Malator is a property in Druidstone that was literally built into the side of a hill. • Locals call it the ‘Teletubby House’ because its turf roof and peephole doorway make it look like the home from the LCDinspired kids’ show. • Interestingly, the home has just one fishbowlstyle room that’s sectioned off with different coloured pods. Its sweeping coastal views are inviting and its underground nature protect.

It from crappy Welsh weather. 9 – Bolton Eco House, • In 2010, former Manchester United captain Gary Neville made plans to build an ecofriendly underground home in the British suburb of Bolton. • The millionaire football star wanted an 8,000squarefoot, fourbedroom home that would blend seamlessly into the surrounding hillside. Natural light would pour in through huge petalshaped glass openings and everything would be powered by a Bonoapproved wind turbine. • The lavish home was constructed but, but Gary’s plan to build an elaborate wind turbine was thwarted when his neighbours complained. Not wanting to cause a feud, he aborted the.

Turbine project in 2012. 8 – Edgeland House, • Located in Austin, Texas, the unusuallooking Edgeland House is considered a modern reinterpretation of a traditional Native American pit home. • Its organiclooking roof is covered with native grasses and wildflowers, meaning they probably have to mow their roof every Sunday! For contrast, the rest of the home has sharp angles and an ultramodern veneer. • The home is designed to be energy efficient, making it an ideal underground lair for any evil geniuses who like to tend flowers. 7 – Kandovan Cave Dwellings, • Although it’s mostly known for war and civil unrest, the Middle East has some of.

The most breathtaking homes in the world. • Located at the base of Iran’s Mt. Sahand, the Kandovan caves have hidden 700yearold dwellings that were carved out of natural rock formations. • Although they’re centuries old, these subterranean apartments have all been updated and include all of the modern comforts of home. Enjoy living inside a piece of history without sacrificing wifi. 6 – Festus Cave House, • Tucked into a sandstone cave in Festus, Missouri, this 15,000squarefoot home has an unusual history. • Beginning as a working mine, it was purchased by a new owner in the 1950s and transformed.

Into a roller rink and concert venue. Unfortunately, this period was shortlived because most concertgoers prefer venues that don’t have terrible acoustics and stifling humidity. • The structure was later sold in an eBay auction, of all things. Its new owners, Curt and Deborah Sleeper, installed modern interiors while honouring the original sandstone walls. Thanks to geothermal heating and smart design, stay cool all year ’round without the need for air conditioning or a furnace. 5 – Vals Hillside Home, • Tucked into the hillside to protect it during long winters, this hardtospot Swiss home is perfect for secret getaways. • Designed by famed architects SeArch and.

Christian Müller, Vals Hillside Home is an opulent underground pad that respects the surrounding ambience while managing to look like something from an IKEA catalogue. • Its large windows reflect the stunning Alpine vistas and if for some crazy reason visitors feel like stepping outside, the area’s also home to worldfamous thermal baths. 4 – Sedum House, • Known to its friends as ‘the house of the future’, this North Norfolk home attracts so much sunlight I’m surprised it doesn’t know Solar Beam. Its upper level is bordered with glass windows, even though most of its rooms are located underground. • As with many of the entries on this list,.

Sedum House is extremely ecofriendly, with insulated shuttering, a geothermal heat pump and a unique system for harvesting rain water. 3 – Aloni House, • Found on Greece’s rugged Antiparos Island, Aloni House is a unique rectangular structure built between the slopes of two adjacent hillsides. • Its simple boxy design incorporates traditional Greek design elements and would appeal to anyone who hates curved edges or enjoys touring their local box factory. • Visitors will only be able to see this halfburied house if they’re standing in the centre viewing point. From any other angle it resembles a decrepit ruin or blends into the surrounding desert.

REAL Apocalypse Shelters FAK 24

The Greenbrier is a Forbes four star, AAA Five diamond Award winning luxury resort in West Virgina. It’s also the site of a massive underground bunker meant to serve as an emergency shelter for the US congress during the cold war. What the FAK. The facts and knowledge on real postapocalyptic shelters Vivos is a privately funded network of underground shelters with a location in Indiana and another in Kansas. The Indiana location costs $50,000 per adult and $35,000 per child, it accommodates 80 people for a minimum of one year without having to surface, and can withstand a 20 megaton blast. The Kansas survival shelter is a massive 2 million square foot area that.

Is being outfitted now. It’ll be able to accommodate 5000 people for a minimum of one year. Located 130 feet below the surface of a mountain and carved out of solid limestone They plan to preserve one out of every million human on earth’s, artifacts, DNA and reproductive cells, as well as books, data, and more. The Adirondack Missile Silo is an old military Atlas F missile Silo converted into a luxury underground shelter. Located in Upstate New York, there is a 2000 square foot log home on the surface of the structure. The underground shelter is a 2300 square foot 2 story luxury.

Home. The silo tube is 52′ in diameter and 185 feet deep. The security doors are able to withstand a 2000 lb blast. They plan to continue to renovate and make it into a larger survival condo that is able to accommodate multiple people. But it’s for sale as is right now for 3 million dollars. The luxury survival condo is also built out of an Atlas F missile base that has undergone massive cleanup and restoration. It accommodates between 36 and 70 people for 5 years completely off the grid with 54,000 square feet of underground protected space. Each buyer has the ability to own a half floor unit designed for 35 people or a full floor unit designed for 610.

People, equipped with a five year supply of high quality freeze dried food. The facility has a water filtration and reservoir system that insures the water supply is safe as well as hydroponic gardens and aquaculture to provide residents with fresh vegetables and fish for food. For just $10,000 per person Atlas survival shelters will build and install a galvanized corrugated pipe shelter in an undisclosed location of your choice. They’re buried up to 42′ deep and have a lifespan of 200 years. Each unit comes standard with removable floor boards for under floor storage, bunk beds, air filtration systems, blast valves, and.

An emergency escape hatch hidden underground. You can even get one of these boulders to conceal your escape hatch. The underground city, located in China, is a bomb shelter built in the 1970’s in anticipation of a nuclear war with the Soviet Union. Built by 300,000 local citizens including children, it was mostly dug by hand. The tunnels cover 33 square miles and is 2659 feet under the surface with 90 entrances hidden in shops along the main streets. It opened in 2000 as a tourist attraction and is kept up by the city, but has been closed for renovation for a while.

I’m gonna leave you with this blast door. Where is it, how heavy is it and how large of an explosion can it handle? Before we go here’s last tutorial’s winner. Be sure to subscribe for more Vsauce2 and as always thanks for watching.

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