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Concrete home designed to be tornado resistant
Q4 Architects recently unveiled the CORE House, touted as a virtually indestructible tornado-proof home.
Q4 Architects recently unveiled the CORE House, touted as a virtually indestructible tornado-proof home. Designed for communities in Missouri, the structure features a 600 sf concrete core and has spacious daylit rooms wrapped around it. The CORE House recently won first place in the tornado-resistant housing category in the Designing Recovery Competition.
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