Architects have long been locked in a competition to see who can build the world’s tallest structure, but some talents are getting out of the height race and designing works that go below the earth’s surface. These clever buildings often incorporate natural light from above and showcase the rugged beauty of their subterranean settings with rock formations and caves impacting the both the design and the experience of the site. From a post office in Slovenia to a data center in Stockholm to a winery in Italy, these underground buildings prove that amazing architecture is often right at your feet.

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Source: Architectural Digest