On a Sea-Swept Island, a House Built to Withstand Floods

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On a Sea-Swept Island, a House Built to Withstand Floods

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A tiny, exposed island off the far-west coast of Norway may be blessed with beautiful surroundings, but it also is at the mercy of punishing storms. So it is an unlikely place to build a year-round, multimillion-dollar vacation home.

A Norwegian couple, Peter and Marianne Straume, however, did just that on one-third of an acre of land, located off the coast midway between the cities of Bergen and Trondheim. They relied on construction techniques usually reserved for large ships and oil rigs.

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