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Would you know of any floating material that would float a, say a restaurant?
- Troy (age 25)
United Architects of the Philippines
Well, just about anything that floats (in water, I assume) can be used
to hold up a restaurant. At the very least, though, you have to make
sure that either the material itself is strong enough or it is encased
in something strong or has strong supports in it to hold up your
restaurant. Styrofoam may be just fine, but a metal shell might be
needed to support the restaurant and keep the styrofoam from, say,
getting pecked to bits by birds. And if you're going for the metal
shell approach, why not do away with the stryofoam altogether, and just
put your restaurant on a boat? I have seen several nice restaurants
which have been made out of permanently anchored boats.
(republished on 07/31/06)
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