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The Cutting-Edge Materials Science Making Hurricane-Proof Construction Possible

6 days ago   |   By Arch Daily

Perez Art Museum Miami, built with ultra-high-performance concrete, sustained no damage in Hurricane Irma. Image © Iwan Baan
This article was originally published on Autodesk's Redshift publication as " Hurricane-Proof Construction Methods Can Prevent the Destruction of Communities ." The four hurricanes that slammed into heavily populated areas from the Caribbean to Texas this summer are inching toward a half-trillion-dollar price tag in damages -to say nothing of the work and wages missed by shutting down entire cities. Buildings are the most visible marker of a place's resilience after...
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