WW2 bunker turned to green energy centre

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A Second World War bunker in Hamburg, Germany, has been converted into a sustainable energy plant and visitor centre.

Designers IBA Hamburg restored the ruined concrete shell, which had remained unoccupied since the end of the war.

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Working with German energy firm Hamburg Energie, the company transformed the bunker into a plant that provides heat and electricity to the surrounding neighbourhood.

“After standing empty for more than sixty years, followed by a seven-year project development and construction phase, this war monument has been transformed into a sign of the dawn of a climate-friendly future,” said IBA director Uli Hellweg.

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