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Concrete Ark house 'floats' to facilitate natural rainwater runoff

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 19, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Ana Lisa last modified Jul 18, 2016

Konieczny's fascinating gable-roofed home is super safe and resembles an old-fashioned boat. But as the architect explains in the video above, its shape comes as a consequence of combating both, security concerns and the risk of landslides and rainwater coming down from the slope. The building is suspended a few inches to let water and debris naturally flows through, with only one corner in close contact with the ground. Related: The Safe House is a Transforming Fortress of Sustainable Solitude Natural...






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