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Domes have long been used as cabins, getaways, tiny homes, and even very large homes. Ekodome came on the scene in 2020 and offer a kit of the basic structure with a reasonable price structure. Ranging in size from 183 square feet to 642 square feet these can be developed into a tiny or small … Read moreContinue reading
Have you wondered how a geodesic dome home works? A geodesic dome, aka geodome, is a sphere-like structure composed of a complex network of triangular pieces creating a self-balancing structural framework. Additionally, a dome home is a dwelling with standard features and amenities like any house, except it’s a partial sphere shape. A geodesic dome … Read moreContinue reading
In honor of today’s total solar eclipse, I thought I would feature some of the most beautiful round homes. Taking a cue from nature, round homes have an appeal to them that is primordial. Trees, rocks, fruit, the earth and that round, fiery ball in the sky have inspired round homes over the years—from the … Read moreContinue reading
Be on top of your tiny house building game with these ten tips for passive solar tiny house design! These top ten passive solar design tips will give you a good starting point in designing your own tiny house by using the sun to your advantage for both heating and cooling your home. Often these techniques are … Read moreContinue reading
While on a recent trip to North Carolina, a walk in the rainy woods revealed a few mushroom-like cabins tucked into the trees. The Catawba Falls Campground’s gypsy cabins are 8×14 foot arched wooden cabins available for rent and sleep up to four people. They share the campground with a few other cabins for rent. … Read moreContinue reading