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  • The Diefenbunker

    The Diefenbunker series examines the tension inherent when architecture’s original function is negated for a new purpose.  ‘The Diefenbunker’ was a nuclear fallout shelter built for the Prime Minister of Canada in the late 1950’s.  After being decommissioned in 1994 this massive underground structure has been turned into a museum. With equipment brought in to fill the gaps of what was taken by the military when they left, the lines between reality and construction are blurred.  The Diefenbunker is left with residual tension between its intended use as a fallout shelter and its new function as a museum.