Gallery: Hamburg Transforming WWII Bunker Into Renewable Energy Power P...

During World War II, as many as 30,000 Hamburg residents would cram into an enormous flak bunker to seek shelter from allied aerial attacks. Now, the city is transforming the WWII relic into a renewable energy-generating bunker that will provide heating for 3,000 households and electricity for 1,000 homes. Inhabitat visited the concrete bunker back in 2011 to take a hard-hat tour of the structure. Since then, the transformation into a renewable energy plant has begun, and a large solar array has been attached to the bunker's roof and exterior.

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