Creating safe spaces within conventionally built housing that can provide a short notice protected area, particularly for families, elderly and vulnerable people who find it different to evacuate at speed.
Example from the US
Building safe spaces in a high tornado risk location. These are above ground and therefore far safer than traditional shelters that are prone to flooding.
- Date: 2008
- Size: 2,200 SF
- Type: Single Family
- # of Structures: 2, plus roof section
- Development: Model Home
- Unit Size: 14’x40’ = 560 SF