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15 person cold weather 'hurricane' proof

15 person cold weather 'hurricane' proof

In addition to being safe, sturdy and weather resistant – Monolithic domes are extremely cheap, easy to build, and energy efficient. They are fire-resistant, mold-resistant and impervious to rot. They’ve become the building type of choice in disaster relief areas, as they can often be erected in a couple of weeks with minimal materials and resources.

In addition to being safe, sturdy and weather resistant – Monolithic domes are extremely cheap, easy to build, and energy efficient. They are fire-resistant, mold-resistant and impervious to rot. They’ve become the building type of choice in disaster relief areas, as they can often be erected in a couple of weeks with minimal materials and resources.

INFOGRAPHIC: A Guide to Improving the Energy-Efficiency of Your Home | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

INFOGRAPHIC: A Guide to Improving the Energy-Efficiency of Your Home

INFOGRAPHIC: A Guide to Improving the Energy-Efficiency of Your Home | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

House Design Considerations for Flood Prone Zones, for Landslide & Earthquakes http://www.ashwinarchitects.com/blog/house-design-extreme-weather-environs-part-ii/

House Design Considerations for Flood Prone Zones, for Landslide & Earthquakes http://www.ashwinarchitects.com/blog/house-design-extreme-weather-environs-part-ii/

Try to keep your basement or crawl space dry with a more-than-basic drainage and sump pump system. Create redundancy in the system with two drain tile layers as well as battery backup, or better yet, have sump pumps backed with emergency power.

Try to keep your basement or crawl space dry with a more-than-basic drainage and sump pump system. Create redundancy in the system with two drain tile layers as well as battery backup, or better yet, have sump pumps backed with emergency power.

If you live in an area that has or could be affected by flooding, why not consider a safe storage unit at your local self storage centre.

If you live in an area that has or could be affected by flooding, why not consider a safe storage unit at your local self storage centre.

Foam Flood-Proofing    A local man who was trying to prevent a flood from filling his house sealed his door and basement windows with a can of spray-foam insulation. There will be some cleanup to unseal the door, but the foam did stop water that rose 40 inches high.

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Foam Flood-Proofing A local man who was trying to prevent a flood from filling his house sealed his door and basement windows with a can of spray-foam insulation. There will be some cleanup to unseal the door, but the foam did stop water that rose 40 inches high.

zombie apocalypse house - awesome can't believe people are actually building these!!!!!!

zombie apocalypse house - awesome can't believe people are actually building these!!!!!!

H | Seismic and Hurricane Ties | Straps and Ties | Wood Construction Connectors | Connectors | Simpson Strong-Tie

H | Seismic and Hurricane Ties | Straps and Ties | Wood Construction Connectors | Connectors | Simpson Strong-Tie

This elevated two-story home on the coast of South Carolina was built on pilings with breakaway flood walls on the ground level.  It was designed to be hurricane-proof and features floor-to-ceiling windows and wrap-around decks on both living levels, making it the perfect beach house.  View our online elevated hurricane home designs - http://www.topsiderhomes.com/piling-pier-stilt-house-hurricane-home-plans.php   #topsiderhomes #hurricanehomes #homedesigns #elevatedhomes #stilthomes

This elevated two-story home on the coast of South Carolina was built on pilings with breakaway flood walls on the ground level. It was designed to be hurricane-proof and features floor-to-ceiling windows and wrap-around decks on both living levels, making it the perfect beach house. View our online elevated hurricane home designs - http://www.topsiderhomes.com/piling-pier-stilt-house-hurricane-home-plans.php #topsiderhomes #hurricanehomes #homedesigns #elevatedhomes #stilthomes

Dome as a second level/roof - Hurricane proof

Dome as a second level/roof - Hurricane proof

Queenslander House Designs on Queenslander House Designs Australia   Zonedimusica Com

Queenslander House Designs on Queenslander House Designs Australia Zonedimusica Com

Hurricane proof home front beach Sullivan's Island

Hurricane proof home front beach Sullivan's Island