Nov. 1, 2012
"There are definitely strong opinions about the idea of tiny homes. Most people can't even imagine comfortably living in one, let alone the thought of it surviving a natural disaster. But located on the Outer Banks in North Carolina stands a 96-square-foot home that has fought off the devastating wrath of Hurricane Sandy.
Built freely out of found materials, the Scrap House, as its owner Ted Fort refers to it, withheld 55-60 MPH winds with an estimated six feet of water without leaks, flooding or exterior damage. "As far as I can tell, there is [no damage] whatsoever. The house has proved to be remarkably resiliant," said Fort…" From HuffPost here. Photo: Patricia Fort