Flakbunker Hamburg becomes energy station

The huge Flakbunker of Wilhelmsburg in Hamburg will become a renewable energy power plant. The roof and side of the bunker will be covered with solar panels. Different systems inside the bunker will provide heating and power for the nearby neighborhood. More info (in German) via IBA Hamburg.

Posted on April 16, 2011 at 3:17 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Hamburg Luftschutzturm destroyed

A Luftschutzturm (air raid shelter) near Rosshafen, Hamburg has been destroyed. The five-storied bunker which was finished off with a layer of bricks over the concrete “had” to be destroyed for a new container terminal. It’s not even clear when this terminal will be built, but the bunker is gone anyway. Another relic that disappeared.. Luckily […]

Posted on December 18, 2009 at 8:54 pm by Arthur van Beveren · Permalink · Leave a comment
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