Flood And Earthquake-proof Houses

Could highly-engineered, eco-friendly structures be the future of housing for those in vulnerable areas?
August 31, 2004, 11am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Space age technology is being used to design living quarters for Earth's most alien environment -- Antarctica... But Gampe thinks the sustainable-living building concept should be extended to European houses, especially those in vulnerable areas – his design can withstand earthquakes of up to seven on the Richter scale, up to three metres of flooding, and is virtually lightning and fireproof."

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Published on Monday, August 30, 2004 in New Scientist
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