Batman had one under his mansion outside Gotham. Osama bin Laden was found in one just in Pakistan. Underground lairs are an integral part of pop culture fantasy and real-life current events—but whether they're fake or real, they're always cloaked in intrigue. And frankly, they're cool as hell.
If you're a discerning evil zillionaire looking to get away from it all, the Mirrorcube hotel suite in the Swedish forest is a wise choice. Some well-placed mirrors + a seemingly floating cube = the final word in "No Solicitors."
In this layout of the Fortress of Solitude from 1960's Superman Annual #1, we learn that Superman lives like a weird hermit, amidst ghoulish mannequins of his friends and loved ones. Go eat dinner with your fake parents, Clark.
This is KWKPromes' Safe House, a palatial modern home that transforms into a doorless monolith. It's perfect for keeping up with the Jones (and keeping out the Jones when they try to steal your kerosene and Labrador to fricassée).
This modified garage by Beausoleil Architects was built to comply with city planning standards, but it also makes a fantastic place to store one's Batmobile, Black Beauty, Popemobile or what have you. Check out a video of it in action.
Last Sunday we were writing about amazing underground diving rigs in the heart of New York City. It seems only fair that we jump across the pond this Sunday and write about a mile-long super secret
tunnel lair below London that's currently for sale, don't you think? Asking price: A cool $7.4 million. It sounds a bit…
If you're an evil genius or a superhero with things to hide, then you've probably thought about investing some serious dough in a secret lair. But with real estate prices being what they are these days, and the pesky need to kill the architects for hidden bases after they finish, you might want to get one of these…