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Category Archives: Round

Climate Change Ready- By Design

    Mandala Homes designs and prefabricates round performance homes and commercial buildings primarily for the North American market.  In 2016 we have plans to begin shipping homes to our Scandinavian distributor in Norway . One of the benefits of designing and..

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    How Do You Arrange Furniture in a Round Home?

      ” Nesting, homemaking is a major means of personal expression and development.” James Yandell, former president C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco   I’ll tell you a not-so-secret secret… Mandala’s aren’t precisely round! Yes, it’s true. Mandala’s are designed as..

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      Mandala Symbolism

        We’ve seen it happen a hundred  times. For the first time, a person enters our Mandala home; they step from the stone floor in the entryway, through the translucent Shoji doors and into the center of the mandala,  their gaze lifts..

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        The Ancient Wisdom of Building Round

          The old­est forms of indige­nous shel­ter were often round in shape. (Think the South­west USA Hogan, Mon­go­lian Yurt, North Amer­i­can Teepee and the Greek Ten­emos, among oth­ers.) Why did our ances­tors choose to build round? Because the ovid shape — eggs, earth,..

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          This House In a Nutshell

            Welcome to our home! It’s the first ENERGY STAR Qualified home in B.C., which means that it uses 30% less energy to function as the incredibly comfortable living space that it is. This represents a savings of approximately 3 months..

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            What is it like to live in a round house?

              I had a conversation recently with a friend. We were talking about what it’s like to live in a round house. “How is it different”, she asked curiously, “than living in a traditionally shaped home?” Well, let me count the..

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              Jetson Green features Mandala Homes

                Man­dala Homes is proud to be fea­tured by Jet­son Green.com  “a design ori­ented site for sus­tain­able homes, nat­ural mate­ri­als and green technology”   Effi­cient Round Pre­fab in British Columbia   This is the first Energy Star qual­i­fied home in British..

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