These underground houses are interestingly the coolest underground housed on earth

These underground houses are interestingly the coolest underground housed on earth

September 21, 2014

House designing undoubtedly is a complex element of the building process and when you are talking in context of underground houses, things are bound to get tricky and complicated. However, there exist few structures beneath the Earth, which have risen against the odds to astonish us with their creative marvel. Nevertheless, these underground houses not only look spectacular but also behold green credentials close to them. Many consider them as a perfect alternative for traditional homes to minimize the negative impact on environment. Ladies and gentlemen, without further ado, we bring to you, the underground wonders to sweep you off your feet. Hold your breath and scroll down.

Gary Neville’s Underground House

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The first shocker from the list comes from Neville’s kitty. Beautiful, functional, fascinating and appealing. We wouldn’t lie if we tell you that these words describe it best. Designed by Make Architects, it is sprawled across 8,000 sq ft. This subterranean sensation is beautifully laid in the shape of a flower and built in a way that keeps energy consumption to the minimum. If there is anything Gary is good at apart from football, it’s his conscious to go eco friendly!

The Cave House

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This one has really stood tough against the sands of time. This cave house, which has been carved out of a mountain has switched many roles over the time. Originally used as a mine for decades, it was later used as a concert venue. Currently, it is geared with all the household equipments and is serving as a unique abode.

Swiss Mountain Underground House

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In the Swiss village of Vals, this underground house stands apart from the rest. It is a brainchild of architects from SeARCH, Netherlands and Christian Muller. The beautifully designed house plays intelligently by completely eliminating the need of cooling in summers and heating in winters.

Sedum House

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Situated in steep sand hill inland in North Norfloak Coast, this house exudes futuristic design. The central point around which the whole house is designed is ’Sun’. The living rooms at the first floor are covered with wooden hood which keeps the heat off the glass windows in summers. Interestingly, the make is such that the house is not devoid of any sunlight in winters. The base of the house is built with flints. The four bedrooms are buried in the tunnel and the natural cover of the ground provides insulation to it.

Hidden Swiss estate by Vetsch Architektur

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Who wouldn’t mistake this gorgeous house for a mysterious dwelling out straight from a fairytale wonderland? Designer Vetsch Architektur has designed this Swiss house in a way that provides an insulating blanket to it guarding it against natural abrasion, rain, wind and low tempratures.

Cumbria Underground House

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Local architect John Bodger designed this house for Phil and Helen Reddy. It was designed in such a way that the two stories are burrowed backwards in to a rock. Built on an old quarry site, this house impersonates the eco friendly approach of its owners.

Malator Underground Eco House

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Malator is one modern underground house in Druidstone, which is rightly termed as the ‘blueprint for the future of Welsh Housing’. It has also been given the local nickname of ‘Teletubby house’ owing to the the turf roof, steel chimney and its peephole doorway