Gallery: 19th Century Military Bunker Transformed Into Waterside Landma...


An abandoned military bunker in The Netherlands has been transformed into a striking waterside landmark by Reitvel Landscape. Used from 1815 until 1940, the area in which the structure is settled was a strategic military zone protecting the cities of Muiden, Utrecht, Vreeswijk and Gorinchem by means of intentional flooding. Sitting atop ground near the water’s edge, this seemingly indestructible bunker has been sliced open, revealing the heavy-duty yet miniscule interior. Both stoic and strangely beautiful, the segmented bunker forms a publicly-accessible attraction for visitors of the New Dutch Waterline.

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  1. ines p October 18, 2010 at 1:14 pm


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