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Tinyville Earthbag Domes

The folks at the Natural Building Blog have been expanding their small house plans selection. This two-dome design is 257 square feet and has a loft in the larger dome. If you’re not familiar with earthbag construction, it’s essentially a home made from the dirt under your feet. It’s scooped up and put into bags […]

Turtle Tuff Shelters

Turtle Tuff Shelters builds affordable geodesic dome survival shelter kits. They are a bit more like tents than a full-time homes but seem like a potential alternative to a yurt. They come in two sizes, 16-foot and 24-foot, and cost between $1,200 and $3,400.  The frame can be assembled in a couple hours by two […]

Foam Dome Home by Craig

Craig posted this very cool design on Google Buzz the other day and I thought I’d share it with the larger community. Craig also has a blog where he posts many of his clever design concepts called You and your wacky Sketch-up projects that don’t go anywhere. This one is based on the form dome […]

Yome Home – Hybrid Yurt Dome

Red Sky Shelters builds an interesting hybrid dome yurt they call the Yome. It uses a geodesic dome style structure for the walls and roof instead of the fence-like lattice work you’ll find in some yurts. The walls are then wrapped in a fire resistant breathable fabric. The roof uses a more tightly sealed water […]

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