A Hurricane-Proof House At $ 5 Million

A Hurricane-Proof House At $ 5 Million
    Hurricane-Proof House

    In South Carolina, a unique hurricane-resistant dome was sold for $ 5 million.

    Built on an area of ​​4,047 sq ft in 2851 Marshall Boulevard on Sullivan Island in 1991, the 4-story house was designed with the inspiration of Mother Nature and its most important features make it comfortable, hurricane-resistant. Storm ".
    Hurricane-Proof House
    Michael Royal, a real estate agent at Pareto Group, also the home designer's nephew, told Business Insider that the unique shape of the house gave him another nickname among the locals: the Star Wars house.
    Hurricane-Proof House
    The story of this house began with Hurricane Hugo in 1989, which destroyed the home of George Paul's parents. He decided to rebuild a new home by himself in 1991, resistant to hurricanes. The result was a white concrete dome, capable of surviving hurricanes coming from the Atlantic Ocean.
    Hurricane-Proof House
    After the dome was built, it was sprayed from inside and outside with concrete, and then coated with a solid material. The materials used and aerodynamics of the house make it resistant to wind and severe storms.
    Hurricane-Proof House
    The elliptical shell of the house is also homogeneous, which means it does not have a separate roof like houses that have been traditionally built. They are also energy efficient, and both features give design an advantage in case of natural disasters, according to the British Daily Mail.
    Hurricane-Proof House

    Hurricane-Proof House

    Hurricane-Proof House

    Hurricane-Proof House

    Hurricane-Proof House

    Hurricane-Proof House