Day: July 14, 2020

This Underground Bunker Design Aims to Simulate Real-Life With Artificial Sunlight, Bike Paths, and Dog Walking Areas

Photo credit: Instagram / Sergey Makhno Architects
Photo credit: Instagram / Sergey Makhno Architects

From House Beautiful

Back in March, we brought you news that, as the coronavirus spread across the globe, the luxury bunker company Survival Condos—which creates survival condos out of former World War II bunkers—had seen a sudden a spike in interest. What caused this? In short, fear. Folks were looking to quarantine and these former WWII bunkers seemed like a safe spot.

As far as COVID-19 goes, hunkering down in a doomsday bunker isn’t any safer than just quarantining in your own home. However, the idea of luxury bunkers built to last through everything — including an apocalypse— is still going strong. Sergey Makhno Architects, located in Ukraine, recently drew up a design plan for its own modern-day doomsday shelter. Unlike Survival Condos, these bunkers would be located completely underground, but still manage to offer the comforts and security of an

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The Importance of Outdoor Kitchen Designs

Having a set of outdoor kitchen designs is the first step to creating your perfect backyard paradise. Good building designs will help ensure that your project is completed according to the best industry standards and practices and your satisfaction. The amount of detail included in your plans will depend on who will manage the job and the codes and restrictions in your area. The following are some of the important things to consider when preparing outdoor kitchen designs.

Purpose of designs

There are several possible reasons for having a written set of designs drawn. The primary purpose is to give contractors and artisans a guide that tells them precisely what you want. The more elaborate or specific your needs are, the more detailed your designs will need to be. Plans are also often required to obtain the necessary building permits and project approvals. 

Before starting your designs, you consult with … Read More