Underground house by SeArch and Christian Müller Architects.Underground house by SeArch and Christian Müller Architects.

Underground houses

There are a lot of benefits to building houses underground; they are cheap, almost free, to heat and cool. In Vals, Switzerland there are famous thermal baths with amazing views, so in order to build close to the baths, the architects buried this house into the hill.

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