The Flood-Proof House is by far some of the efficient and fascinating tasks I’ve seen. Designed by the American studio, Peek Ancona based mostly in San Francisco, the Flood-Proof House is greater than only a fascinating undertaking that additionally appears good. It is a prototype that may serve individuals dwelling in areas the place floods are an imminent hazard. The envisioned home goals to stay intact after a flood or perhaps a tsunami. Now, that is undoubtedly one thing! The home is constructed on a metallic construction, adorned with cedar and (straightforward to dry) bamboo wooden.
The home is constructed considering the rules of sustainability, utilizing with thirty % much less supplies than a daily “anti-flooding” constructing. Here is what the architects should say about this challenge: “Western Red Cedar “ventilated-wall” façade is a excessive-tech software utilizing low-tech renewable supplies: air is circulated underneath this cladding, creating further insulation and a rain display barrier. The cedar detailing offers an aesthetic complement to the eclectic context of mid-century and rustic Northern California buildings.” Despite its useful look, the dwelling could be very trendy and cozy. It’s not only for hazard, it’s additionally for enjoyable and good time. How do you discover the design concept?