Hurricane-Proof Houses

Due to the intensity of mother nature’s wrath in the past couple of months, causing by far the worst hurricane season to date say hello to the floating home. The home functions via a hydrolic system that allows it to rise up to 40 feet during surges. The homes also utilize solar panels allowing it to work off grid completely. These super floaters are said to cost about $2-$3 million and we will see the first prototype to float out in the Miami river in 2018.

Why it’s hot:

It’s an interesting solution to the mass destruction that’s been seen as of late. But what is the plausibility of it being a widely utilized system?

source: https://www.digitaltrends.com/home/arkup-floating-hurricane-proof-home/#/9