Houses That Defy Hurricanes

Jonathan Zimmerman designed this house in Pensacola Beach, Fla., to withstand 300-m.p.h. winds. It was undamaged by recent hurricanes.
September 25, 2004, 5am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Fortunately, many new homes in hurricane-prone areas today are built to codes to avoid such an unpleasant scenario. These include everything from domed homes that are supposed to survive 300-mile-per-hour winds to safety innovations on more conventional houses."

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Wednesday, September 22, 2004 in The Christian Science Monitor
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