Category Archives for "Dome"
For over 3,000 years the nomadic tribes of Central Asia have lived in portable round abodes called ger or yurts. Probably because of the stark locations in which they live, their homes are showcases for their beautiful handiwork emphasized by bright, happy colors which certainly caught my attention. These handmade yurts, imported directly from Mongolia … Read moreContinue reading
If your dream home still takes on the shape of a mushroom or a Hobbit house, maybe one of these dome homes by Curved by Design will fit your bill. Curved By Design, Inc. is based in British Columbia, Canada and they design and build small garden or backyard domes, cottages and guest houses for … Read moreContinue reading
The Japanese know a thing or two about living in small spaces. Additionally, Japanese designers and architects also have to know a thing or two about how to design homes for a country with high land prices, strict building codes and numerous earthquakes. These futuristic prefab houses from the International Dome House Company are built … Read moreContinue reading
Peter Roberts has been building a unique dome structure in the woods and is sharing it with us. I discovered Peter when he posted a picture on the Tiny House Blog’s Facebook page. Peter’s inspiration came from throwing giant pots. Peter was throwing large pots, and they became architectural, it prompted him to investigate ceramic … Read moreContinue reading
What do Ewoks and Julie “Butterfly” Hill have in common? They have discovered the ethereal magic of living up in a tree. Tom Chudleigh of Vancouver Island, Canada has discovered the same magic with his Free Spirit Spheres, handcrafted tree houses that bob among the trees like giant apples. Chudleigh calls his design a bio-mimicry. … Read moreContinue reading