Earthquake Airbags Levitate Houses To Safety

Earthquake Airbags Levitate Houses To Safety
technology

The protection mechanism triggered by seismic activity lifts homes up to protect them from damage.

Emma Hutchings
  • 2 march 2012

In the wake of recent devastating earthquakes and tsunamis, a Japanese company has reconceptualized home design for danger zones. They have developed a levitation system with airbags that are triggered by seismic activity, which lift homes up to protect them from damage.

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