Gallery: Futuristic Tornado-Proof Home Sinks Into the Ground at the Fir...

10 Design is also exploring photocatalytic coatings and carbon nanotubes on the skin to absorb toxins, pollutants and CO2, which in turn would be used to power the hydraulics.
 
10 Design is also exploring photocatalytic coatings and carbon nanotubes on the skin to absorb toxins, pollutants and CO2, which in turn would be used to power the hydraulics.

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  1. jzstarnes April 18, 2014 at 10:49 am

    I think it is beautiful. I love biomimcry. Kudos to the creative mind that designed this. I love it!

  2. John Ashman November 19, 2013 at 6:28 pm

    Okay, that’s just fairly nonsensical as there are far less expensive ways of handling things.

  3. yetibiker11 November 17, 2011 at 2:18 am

    This concept is inspiring but it has some issues such as drainage for water, how long does it take for the home to slide under ground and is there a manual over ride in case the hydraulics fail? I have designed something similar and it is great that human kind is finally moving in the right direction.

  4. VelvetSky September 25, 2011 at 1:08 am

    What about earthquakes?

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