BUILDER MAGAZINE: A Hurricane-Proof Concrete House with a Designer’s Touch

This 1,200-square-foot home will withstand up to 200-mile-per-hour winds.

 

(September 26th, 2012) – It’s relatively safe to assume that a concrete bunker would stand up to the strong winds, flying debris, and storm surges that are produced by hurricanes. But some neighbors (neighborhoods) may not appreciate such a home if it looks like an imposing Brutalist interpretation of a house.

 

The executives at Foreverhome, however, want to dispel any notions you have of a cast concrete house. In fact, they say their prototype home would do a better job of resisting hurricanes than one of your stick-built homes and would look just as nice while doing it.

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