From Thunderstorm Architecture to Tsunami Relief Timepieces

By: Courtney Scharf - Published: Aug 28, 2012
These extreme weather innovations show how influential climate can really be.

From charity creations to architecture specifically designed to withstand certain natural disasters, humans and designers have adapted to turbulent weather and made the most of it. Because of increased technology and connectedness, relief endeavors have seen a pronounced shift that includes more people than ever. From t-shirts to watches, the commercialization of charity has become a more evident fad over the past few years.

Because preparation is so key to preventing the inevitably terrible consequences of extreme weather, urban planners and architects have developed some ambitious but extremely well-intentioned plans.

Whether you live in an area at risk or not, these innovations are interesting and incredibly valuable to those who need them. Sure to influence relief initiatives in the future, extreme weather innovations are among the most important creations out there.