Green homes to withstand hurricanes

| 18/12/2008

(ScienceDaily): Home foundations and frames built of a lightweight composite material that may bend – but won’t break – in a hurricane and can simply float on the rising tide of a storm’s coastal surge? Sounds too Sci-Fi? Maybe like something from the distant future? Well, the technology is closer than you think. A professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is set for six months of overseas research aimed at making it a reality, now. Go to article

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