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51N4E . Bourbouze & Graindorge

Alveoles . St. Nazaire

© Filip Dujardin

51N4E . Bourbouze & Graindorge . + baunetz

During the Second World War, a huge submarine base was built by the occupying forces in the city of St. Nazaire, on the French Atlantic coast. When the city was flattened towards the end of the war, the submarine base was the only building left standing. During reconstruction, the demolition of the base was considered multiple times, but the idea was finally abandoned because of the sheer size of the building, and the cost of the works. Continue reading 51N4E . Bourbouze & Graindorge

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51N4E . Bourbouze&Graindorge

Alveoles rehabilitation . St. Nazaire

51N4E . Bourbouze&Graindorge . Alveoles rehabilitation . St. Nazaire (6)

51N4E . Bourbouze&Graindorge

During the Second World War, a huge submarine base was built by the occupying forces in the city of St. Nazaire, on the French Atlantic coast. When the city was flattened towards the end of the war, the submarine base was the only building left standing. During reconstruction, the demolition of the base was considered multiple times, but the idea was finally abandoned because of the sheer size of the building, and the cost of the works. Continue reading 51N4E . Bourbouze&Graindorge