Concrete Mushrooms, Reusing Albania’s 750,000 Abandoned Bunkers

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Concrete Mushrooms, Reusing Albania’s 750,000 Abandoned Bunkers

During Albania’s period under the rule of the Marxist-Leninist Enver Hoxha between 1945 and 1985, some 750,000 bunkers were constructed all over the Albanian landscape. All are rounded and mushroom-like in design, and remain as a legacy of Hoxha’s fear-based isolationist policies. The book contains descriptions and photographs of variously located bunkers, as well as information relating to their potential for use today.

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