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A view of what the "flood house" interior might look like. Special to The Forum

Elevated living: NDSU alum designs 'flood house'

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Fargo - A North Dakota State University architecture graduate's flood-fighting experience has inspired him to design a house capable of withstanding high water.

Alex Gore said he started thinking about the elevated house concept after the 2006 flood and decided to finalize the design after watching flood fights again this spring in Fargo-Moorhead and elsewhere in the nation.

"It was actually a long process," he said.

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