A house-turned storm shelter

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Title: A house-turned storm shelter
Author: Owens, Kimberly Dawn
Abstract: Technology should be used as the primary form -giver when designing in regions where the architecture must withstand the inevitable and uncontrollable forces of violent hurricanes . A residence built in a hurricane -prone region should be designed to provide protection against the most violent wind storms , meet the needs of its users , and fit into its surrounding context . Identity and physical comfort should be heavily considered when building a structure in the new Presidential Estates gated community of Dade County , Florida due to its unique culture and extreme weather conditions .
URI: http : / /hdl .handle .net /2346 /18168
Date: 1999-05


A house-turned storm shelter. Master's thesis, Texas Tech University. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /2346 /18168 .

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