Underground homes have been the primary form of shelter humans have used against the powers of nature and nowadays people have returned to this home alternative due to its beneficial aspects of saving energy and being sustainable in time. You save up money on energy due to the insulator aspect of hearth and become part of the natural landscape. Materiality  and texture play a vital role in a genuine underground home which can’t and should not be treated similar as a normal, regular surface home. The merge between natural textures and landscape is also an important part in the process of designing an underground ensemble.But words are priceless compared to the gallery of beutifully tucked homes featured below. Enjoy!

1. Cave pool, Santorini, Greece

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2. Cave dwelling, Sicily

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3. Domus Civita, Italy

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4. Caves in Nottingham, England

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5. Hillside Home, Vals, Switzerland

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6. Cave homes, Cappadocia, Turkey

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7. House Cave, Sacromonte, Spain

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8. Rock houses, Iceland

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9. A hogan in Arizona

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10. Vardezia cave city, Georgia

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11. Bad Blumau, Austria

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12. The Brochs of Coigach, Scotland

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13. Beckham Creek Cave Lodge, Parthenon, Arkansas

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14. Sala Silvermine, Sweden

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15. Village of Kandovan, Iran

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16. Nas montanhas de Fafe, Portugal

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17. Dietikon, Switzerland

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18. Aloni house, Antiparos Island, Greece

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19. Bolton Eco House, England

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20. Malator in Druidstone, Wales

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21. Rock house

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22. Matmata village, Tunisia

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23. Cave House, Festus, Missouri

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24. House of Spiritual Retreat, Seville, Spain

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25. Cave Home, Troo, France

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26. OUTrial House, Poland

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27. Dune House, Atlantic Beach

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