Structure Blueprint of Tsunami Proof Houses
MIT and Harvard team has designing Tsunami Proof Houses using high-tech engineering principles to provide a solution house construction in tsunami-prone areas. The team in recent times created an architectural model for a tsunami house model that basically would permit a powerful ocean wave to go through the house, as an alternative of knocking it flat.
The design of tsunami proof house was give a name as “Tsunami Safe(r) Houses,” which it has been built for about $1,200 each using local materials in Sri Lanka. The tsunami house structure which the picture you can see bellow that I take from the Structure BlueprintÂ drawing has four core columns made of concrete and rebar, each about 3 meters wide. Wall made of from bamboo or wood panel can be built between those columns.Â Engineering simulations show that the design will aid the core and foundation of the homes to resist water or wind force more than five times greater than a traditional concrete-block Sri Lankan home.
The tsunami proof house which design by Harvard and MIT team has created tsunami house blueprint with one- or two-bedroom, one-bath homes will be about 400 square feet and consist of an open floor plan for the kitchen and living areas.
The Tsunami house structure will be construct atop concrete blocks or wood 1 or 2 feet on top of ground so that high waters can flow under the house, making them more storm resistant. The architects also designed a community center based on comparable type of construction to give secular meeting places for the neighborhoods.