Prototype Stilt Flood Proof House


Prototype Flood Proof House

A developer has applied for planning permission to build a prototype house that can be jacked up on stilts in order to be raised in the event of flooding. If tests are successful then it could provide a model for future housebuilders. Innovative approaches to the ever increasing threat of the climate are great to see; however, we are not sure how structurally sound the houses will remain after years of lowering and raising. Read the full article here at the construction index.

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