28 Dec '16, 5pm

72-ton elevating house lifts 5 feet into the air to escape flooding

Such a design could allow homes to be built in locations currently undeveloped because of concerns over flooding . Larkfleet Group CEO Karl Hick said in a statement, “The elevating house effectively eliminates the risk of flood damage to homes so that more land across the country can be approved for future home building. This will help to tackle the ‘housing crisis ‘ that is being caused by the demand for new housing far exceeding the supply.”

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/72-ton-elevating-house-rises-nearly-...

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