Category Archives: News

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    Noth­ing makes us hap­pier than design­ing beau­ti­ful ENERGY STAR round homes for you! Happy Hol­i­days from Man­dala Homes...

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    Announcing Indwell Design

      If you are lucky enough to call the Koote­nays home we have con­struc­tion crews avail­able to assist with your project, big or small. We also offer prod­ucts to improve the effi­ciency of your home, includ­ing insu­la­tion, door and win­dow pack­ages...

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      Mandala Homes in Vancouver Sun

        Energy-efficient homes have become the norm and in the pur­suit of sus­tain­abil­ity home­own­ers and design­ers are return­ing to a more tra­di­tional type, the round home. But what many res­i­dents of cir­cu­lar houses have found is there are also spir­i­tual and emo­tional..

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        Energy-Efficient Homes Less Likely To Default

          Pacific Insti­tute for Cli­mate Solu­tions reveals good news about mak­ing the choice to build an Energy-Efficient Man­dala Home PICS reports: “The risk of default­ing on a mort­gage is 32% lower for home­own­ers that live in energy-efficient homes, accord­ing to a new study by..

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          Mandala Homes at BUILDEX Vancouver

            Ready to travel from Nel­son to Van­cou­ver, meet like-minded build­ing peo­ple, and answer ques­tions about Man­dala Homes. Lars Chose and Rachel Ross of Man­dala Homes will be attend­ing the BUILDEX show Feb. 13th and 14th, 2013. at the Van­cou­ver Con­ven­tion Cen­tre. We look..

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            Most Popular Mandala Design for 2013

              We are very excited about the year 2013 and the Man­dala Tama­rack.  With many vari­a­tions, this design is rapidly becom­ing our most pop­u­lar design. Some client choices are: a com­plex for multi­gen­er­a­tional liv­ing, using the cen­ter as a sun-catch for year-round gar­den space,..

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              Mandala Homes Wins Prize

                Best of Busi­ness Read­ers Choice Award The read­ers of Koote­nay Busi­ness Mag­a­zine have selected Man­dala Homes as one of the Koote­nays’ best!  Find the news in the September/October 2012 issue of Koote­nay Busi­ness Magazine...

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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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                  Nelson ENERGY STAR Mandala featured by Yellow Blue Designs

                    The province of British Colum­bia can now boast that it has its first ENERGY STAR Qual­i­fied home, located in Nel­son, BC. Mag­no­lia 2300 (as it has been named) is the home of the own­ers of Man­dala Cus­tom Homes, Lars Chose and Rachel Ross. There are many inter­est­ing (and..

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