Unlike other tornado-proof homes, this one by Hong Kong firm 10 Design features “a set of hydraulic levers that, when activated by high-velocity winds, pulls the house into the ground to safety.” Video after the break. Click here for more pictures.

Once collapsed, the roof locks to make the structure both water and wind proof. The outer skin is composed of clear insulation sandwiched between two layers of Kevlar, providing a weather barrier that also lets in diffuse light.

[via Dvice]


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