As a Natural Building and Sustainable Living Instructor, I Have the Privilege of Working With Highly Interesting and Intelligent People. Our Latest Earthbag Tiny House Course Was a Perfect Example of This.
Here’s a Quaint Earthbag Dome That Owen Designed and Built. in a Place With Moderate Earth Temperatures, Such a Structure Would Stay Effortlessly Comfortable Year-Round.
I Had the Opportunity to Ask Jasmine Dale, Wife of Simon Dale, Some Questions About Their Hobbit House in Whales. If You’re Interested in Natural or Alternative Building, and Unless You’ve Been Living Under a Rock for the Last Decade or So, You’ve Probably Come Across Pictures of the Hobbit House...
Here’s a modern hobbit home that uses some very sound design principles and has a decidedly organic feel to it. It was designed by Architect Javier Senosiain and was built in 1984. Javier mostly used cement with metal reinforcement to accomplish the sensual curviness of this structure. Much of the same feel could be achieved with less impact using natural building methods such as earthbag or cob.