Save the tower of Saint-Marc, send this letter

The city of Saint-Nazaire is known for its ignorance towards World War 2 heritage, destroying many unique bunkers and truncate the U-Boot bunker. But all of this would be peanuts compared to the plans to destroy the Marineflak headquarters at Saint-Marc. The bunker, a huge and very rare Fl 250, consists of a big bunker […]

Bunkers turned houses

What to do with our beloved relics? Demolish them? Turning them into museums or let them be? German architects Rainer Mielke and Claus Freudenberg have specialised themselves turning bunkers into residential houses. According to their website, bunkers were built to receive people and protect them. Because of their massive construction, they last even without costly maintenance […]

Posted on February 18, 2011 at 2:37 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · 2 Comments
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