Modular home on stilts could make floodplains livable

Modular home on stilts could make floodplains livable

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Based in the United Kingdom, The Larkfleet Group of Companies has applied for building permission for its experimental home on stilts. Built using a modular steel-frame, the home is designed to be disassembled, moved and reassembled if or where necessary. Rather than a foundation, the home sits on a steel ring beam. Eight mechanical jacks are used to raise the building one and a half meters off the ground.

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