Just outside Knokke-Heist, in the middle of a bird sanctuary, you will find The Bunkers . A former fortress, which the owners Margaux & Axel together with the help of architecture firm Govaert & Vanhoutte , interior designer Anversa and landscape architect Leon Van Haesebrouck have converted into a unique holiday home for 10 – 16 people.

Absolute peace and quiet was central to the renovation, while the history of this place would not be lost .. The use of rough concrete, wood, sleek design and large windows ensure that this impressive piece of architecture, completely absorbed in the surrounding landscape of Belgian polders with former bunkers from WW I & II. The minimalist style with black / gray accents, give peace to the whole and let you become aware of this nostalgic landscape at every moment…..

Photography : Tim van de Velde

See also : https://house-diaries.com/barn-dei-mona-cozy-barn-style-retreat-minutes-from-woodstock/

Anastasia is the lead author of House-diaries.com. She has studied English Literature and Psychology in the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens as well as Interior Design & Architecture in AKTO College. She works in the field of Higher Education and has a special passion for cozy interiors.

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