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6 amphibious houses that float to escape flooding

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Apr 27, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Apr 26, 2016

Building in a flood zone sounds like asking for trouble, but that doesn’t have to be the case if you use the right construction techniques. The most basic strategy to avoid rising waters is to raise the buildings above the flood level, but we’re more impressed by the houses that actually float off the ground when waters rush in. While this type of automated flood defense isn’t as common as elevated homes, we may see it pop up in more houses as flooding threatens to become a regular occurrence...






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