Jim Mortensen had a plan to beat the high price of oil during the 1974 oil embargo. He’d build an energy efficient underground house. With help from friends and family, Jim Mortensen and his wife Mickey spent about eight years.
How To Build A Hobbit House In Your Backyard Maybe adapted for a storm cellar?
HOLMEWOOD HOUSE, Helen Hamlyn - Built underground, with a grass-covered roof, this extraordinary home is light, modern - and full of antiques. Could this be the future of the English country house?
Billionaires' basements: the luxury bunkers making holes in London streets Illustration: Ben Hasler by irenepo