British Architect Designs Open Source Home Plan for Flood-Prone Lots

January 20, 2015

Carl Turner Architects will share blueprints for its “Floating House” for free via the Paperhouses open source architecture project.

 

The design incorporates a buoyant concrete hull that can float atop the water, Gizmag reports. On a flood-plain, the home can also be built on stilts or a non-floating flood-resistant concrete base.

 

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