Mark Zuckerberg is building a sprawling $100 million complex in Hawaii with an underground bunker, its own food and energy sources. Construction is underway as part of a secret project that suggests the billionaire is trying to hide his doomsday preparations, Wired reports, citing sources and planning documents.
It is clarified that the Facebook founder's complex, Koolau Ranch, is already partially built and is turning into one of the most expensive personal construction projects in modern history. The complex on the island of Kauai will consist of more than a dozen buildings with two central mansions, which will be connected by a tunnel leading to a five thousand square foot underground shelter with an escape hatch accessible by stairs.
The property will have no less than 30 bedrooms and 30 bathrooms, as well as guest houses and a group of 11 "disc-shaped" apartments. tree houses connected by rope bridges. The underground bunker will contain living space and mechanical room, and will also have a "blast-proof" concrete and steel door.
Other exits and entrances in all buildings of the complex will be equipped with doors with push-button locks and soundproofing, while in the library, according to construction documents, a secret or “blind” door will be installed. door. Cameras are already "everywhere," according to one worker, and plans show the smallest building alone has more than 20 cameras installed.
At the "Kauai Ranch" There is another feature that indicates that Mark Zuckerberg may be "preparing for the apocalypse." According to Wired's sources and construction plans, builders hope to make the complex completely self-sufficient. The water tank—55 feet in diameter and 18 feet high—along with a pumping system will be placed on an area where 1,400 acres of existing ranches and farmland already provide food for the area.
Zuckerberg also built a 6-foot wall around the complex and forced all of his contract workers, regardless of their level or involvement, to sign an agreement regarding the secrecy of their work on the premises.