Safe(r) in Sri Lanka
An MIT-Harvard team designs and builds a prototype house to withstand future tsunamis.
Members of the MIT-Harvard design team with the Venerable Sobhita (center) of the Sri Bodhiraja Foundation in front of prototype house in Balapitiya.
AFTER LAST DECEMBER'S TSUNAMI RIPPED into the South Asian island nation of Sri Lanka, a team of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard Design School architects and planners came up with a design for a new kind of house to better withstand a future storm. ( Globe Magazine , July 24). The Tsunami Safe(r) House employs the same number of ... (Full article: 431 words)
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