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The FoldingBoat Concept Safely Equips Home Owners in Flood Zones

By: Amelia Roblin - Published: • References: tuvie
You've probably got a better shot at surviving a natural disaster if you've planned your danger zone exit strategy ahead. The FoldingBoat concept provides a clever solution for communities in flood-prone areas for several reasons.

Many people would have trouble accommodating massive floatation devices on their properties. This design by Professor Ying Fangtian and students packs completely flat so that it can be stored at the back of a closet, beneath a bed or even under the family room rug.

The material used is not specified, but it appears to be quite firm and durable. It's manufactured with rigid grooves to enable easy creasing and a quick setup in emergency instances. Simply tighten the ropes at the ends of the FoldingBoat to create a watertight personal life raft. Stats for Accessible Origami Lifeboats Trending: Older & Average
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