home design trends 2024

Timeless Beauty and Function – Home Design Trends 2024

Discover the latest home design trends for 2024. Elevate your living spaces with the latest in interior design. As we look forward to another new year, the world of architecture and interior design…


Hawaii Island Living and Design Expo 2019

Hawai'i Island Living & Design Expo

The Hawai'i Island Living & Design Expo 2019 is happening on Feb 23th and Feb 24th Bring your ideas of your dream home for a free consultation. Meet the owners of Mandala Custom Homes. Plus,…


Mandala Home Round home Buildings

The Science of Round Buildings

Many consider round buildings to be more comfortable, more energy efficient and even safer. Q: I’ve heard there are inherent advantages to having a “round house.” Can you expand on this? A: The…


Snug Mandala Home

“Efficient house design is based on the natural energies coming into the system (sun, wind,rain) on surrounding vegetation, and on commonsense building practices.” Bill Mollison   South…


Functional Space/Sacred Space

“The great lesson is that the sacred is in the ordinary, that it is to be found in one’s daily life, in one’s neighbors, friends, and family, in one’s backyard.” Abram Maslow T.C. Mcluhan writes…


ENERGY STAR QUALIFIED HOME

 ”I awoke/this morning/in the gold light/turning this way/and that/thinking for/a moment/it was one/day/like any other./ But/the veil had gone/from my/darkened heart. ” David Whyte A dream has come…


Soapstone Stove

The Heart of the Home I’ve been curious about soapstone stoves for a long time, but had ruled out the possibility of owning one because I’d read that they were veryexpensive. Then, Lars and I walked…


Cork Flooring

Your choice in flooring has a major impact on the use and feel of your home. Think about it, you ‘interact” with your floor every day. The floor is what you feel under your feet when you step out of…


Carzebo

Our dream for this property is to reflect the repeating pattern of round The way you enter the land is a spiral. The pathways, hallways, stairways curve around.. And, of course, the buildings are…


Among the trees.

From the very beginning of this project,we’ve been getting to know the trees on this land. We’ve identified and mapped different species. We’ve given affectionate names to some. And, we’ve especially…