Gallery: Subterranean Atomic Shelter Transformed into a Cool and Cavern...

 
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange immediately came to mind when we first saw this cavernous yet light-filled internet provider facility buried 30 meters below the earth. Built amidst the stark granite rock of Stockholm's Vita Berg Park, what was once an anti-atomic shelter has been transformed into a semi-modern office building. Albert France-Lanord Architects left much of the shelter undisturbed in order to capitalize on the rock's powerful presence, and then took over other parts with small spotlights, plants, and technology.

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2 Comments

  1. Lulita_78 July 3, 2012 at 4:26 pm

    Great!

  2. BsBox September 5, 2011 at 1:36 am

    A few things about this article.

    1) This place opened for operation 3 years ago.
    2) It’s is actually a data center used by the internet service provider ‘Bahnhof’.
    3) The whole “underground building” is called Pionen.
    4) It is noted for hosting much of Wikileak’s content.

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