CNBC: Storm-proof housing design

Photo: David Hernandez, One Sotheby's


CNBC: A Miami mansion has just hit the market, publicizing its disaster-preparedness characteristics. The house is reportedly fireproof for up to 4 hours, hurricane-proof, and bulletproof. The walls were built using insulated concrete forms and hollow pieces of polystyrene foam, reinforced with steal. The structure can withstand wind resistance up to 250 mph. Read more here about the techniques used to combat natural disaster destruction.

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