Melting Human Flesh

This one is for Barbara – I was at this public event and someone comes up to you and says, ‘hey that thing, that bunker thing. I am watching that space for ideas’. It felt good. For the faint voice is committed to stay hidden and only talk about the small and the hidden.If you…… Continue reading Melting Human Flesh

Shipping Container forum discussions

Self Service Science – ABC Science Online ForumWell what materials and designs would be bestfor building a fire storm resistant house?Would a cellar or underground room need to be part of the plan.How can people build houses to have the best type of fire plans built in to their situation?Self Service Science – ABC Science…… Continue reading Shipping Container forum discussions

Bunker Stories

I started a conversation with people about designers and architects contributing sketches to a compilation of drawings of bunkers. In Kinglake and other areas people often build their own houses – and so the sketches would form an idea bank that can become the basis of inspiration. Or just offer up an archive of options.…… Continue reading Bunker Stories

Hardened Structures

Source – http://blog.wired.com/photos/uncategorized/2007/10/01/bunker.jpgOn the radio today I heard a survivor of the bushfire describe an underground shelter (bunker?). And how they were all safe below the ground as the fire raged overhead. This sent me off on a search for such spaces – and I came across this company that has an appropriate name and…… Continue reading Hardened Structures