The Morrison shelter was created by John Baker and named after the Minister of Home Security, Herbert Morrison. The shelters came in home assembly kits and were 6 ft 6 in (2 m) long, 4 ft (1.2 m) wide and 2 ft 6 in (0.75 m) high and had a solid 1/8 in (3 mm) steel plate “table” top with wire mesh sides and a metal floor. 500,000 shelters were distributed by the end of 1941 and were given free to households with a combined income of less than $640(£400) per year in preparation for the expected German V-1 “Doodlebug” bomb attacks.
Lubov Shumnaya keeps about 200 abandoned cats and dogs in her house in Timashyovsk, Russia. The woman keeps the shelter alone and receives no financial help from the state. The daily chores around the shelter require her to work all day long—Lubov wakes up at 5 a.m. every day and goes to bed late after midnight.
Belgian design studio Bham turned this decommissioned water tower that soars about 30 m (98 ft.) above the flat countryside near Brussels into a living house. Now the building with a total area of 400 sq. m (4300 sq. ft.) is a six-level two-bedroom private residence with modern furniture, sleek kitchen, and garage for two cars.
A guy constructed a server/gaming room at home. It has a data rack with routers for a house’s network, media server that streams HD movies to the TVs around the building, house alarm panel and security cameras controlling unit and an array of HDDs for file storage. The room has electric blinds and the automated lighting system with several presets.