06 Feb '12, 4pm

A solid wood safe room for your house built like lincoln logs. Adds #resilience

A solid wood safe room for your house built like lincoln logs. Adds #resilience

We are talking a lot about resilient design these days on TreeHugger, the ability of our buildings to withstand whatever the world might throw at us in a time of climate change and other threats. It is not quite the 50s again, with bomb shelters in the back yard; they are problematic anyways with moisture issues and the need to leave the house. Now Steve Bryan introduces the HabiFrame, a shelter made out of laminated strand engineered lumber, that you build like you would a room out of Lincoln Logs. Except these logs can resist " a 2-inch x 4-inch, 15 lb. missile propelled at 100 mph, which simulates identical debris being propelled horizontally by a 250 mph tornado" The LP SolidStart LSL beams are assembled in a horizontal pattern, reinforced with Simpson Strong-Tie® steel structural support rods inserted at regular intervals. Interlocking corner joints and steel reinforc...

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