Blast-Resistant House

Here's a house with all the advantages of any concrete house — PLUS protection from atomic blasts at minimum cost.

House Beautiful - June 1956

     Posted By: Alex - Fri Dec 30, 2022
     Category: Architecture | Advertising | Atomic Power and Other Nuclear Matters | 1950s

In the book "Area 51" by Annie Jacobson, she cites a poll taken in the late 1950s or early 1960s that found that more Americans expected to die from a nuclear blast / war than expected to die of old age. Thus, a house made of cement is not an unexpected relic of the time.
Posted by Patrick on 01/02/23 at 07:29 AM
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