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Dave Smythe
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I just came across a fascinating photo-essay about the WW2 Anderson bomb shelters Londoners built in their backyards during The Blitz:

http://mashable.com/2015/07/24/wwii-backyard-bunkers/#6Ko7Xr4WukqP



Not sure if the J-shaped corrugated iron/steel sections are available anywhere these days but you could build a very livable house out of several of these grouped around a central courtyard, either open to the air or enclosed as a solarium for solar gain.
The covering for the shelter could be dirt or hugelkultur - check out the first photo in the essay of the woman watering her plants!
 
William Bronson
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Want. So does my 8 year old daughter!
Thanks for sharing!
 
John Polk
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Very nice.  Probably not so nice in the rainy season.

Wartime makes us ingeniously simple.
 
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