Floating bamboo house can halve its size to cope with any disaster

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Chartered Institute of Building

Inspired by turtles, architect EEMY has designed a floating, retractable bamboo house that it says could cope with typhoons, earthquakes and floods.

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The 80 sq m triangular structure, called the Delta Project, can shrink to half its size in high winds thanks to foldable bamboo tent poles.

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Its triangular shape improves earthquake resilience, while a floating base makes it impervious to flooding.

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EEMY says Delta’s design is inspired by the way a turtle retracts into the safety of its hard shell when it senses danger.

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