The House: Village of Foetuses


It looks like a combination fallout shelter, Indian hut and lion's den. It is embedded in a hillside, and the only straight lines in it are the floors. The roof on one level is made of grey, knobby lead, on another level it is covered by two feet of earth and undulating lawn. Doors and windows are odd-shaped holes in the thick, earth-colored walls.

This all-but-completed building is the first of 50—ranging in price from $125,000 to $165,000—which will make up a housing development for millionaires on the slopes of the Maritime Alps towering above the beaches of the French...

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