Cryptic Concrete explores bunkered sites in Cold War Germany in order to understand the inner workings of the Cold War state.
* A scholarly work that suggests a reassessment of the history of geo- and bio-politics
* Attempts to understand the material architecture that was designed to protect and take life in nuclear war
* Zooms in on two types of structures - the nuclear bunker and the atomic missile silo
* Analyzes a broad range of sources through the lens of critical theory and argues for an appreciation of the two subterranean structures' complementary nature