28 Jan '16, 12am

Try This Greenhouse With Legs For Flood Control

Try This Greenhouse With Legs For Flood Control

, we are told this UK structure has been constructed in an area which experiences frequent flooding. The Greenhouse That Grows Legs incorporates a novel approach to flood protection. “The building is fabricated on a bespoke steel frame with four hydraulic legs, capable of lifting the building 800mm from the ground on command.”

Full article: http://greenbuildingelements.com/2016/01/27/try-this-gree...

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inhabitat.com 27 Jan '16, 2pm

How do you protect a building from frequent floods? While some architects build elevated structures on stilts and others m...

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eea.europa.eu 26 Jan '16, 1pm

The floodplain is the area next to a river bed which is more or less frequently covered with water in times of high water ...