Natural Swimming Pools, a Natural Choice

Imagine a swimming pool in your yard that looks and feels like you are swimming in a crystal clear, natural pond. A natural pool, like those from Bio Top (pictured above) is a body of water that uses…


Mandala Homes in Fortune Magazine

  The Nature of Business   We believe that we can learn much from Nature- the expert at surviving and thriving- by simulating or directly utilizing the patterns and features observed in…


Eco-living in the Round

Lars and Rachel looking pretty happy about their Mandala project!  ”Every choice we make can be a  celebration of the world we want.”  Frances MooreLappé and Anna Lappé   I imagine that many of…


Our Round Green Home

  “It takes more than one brain to brainstorm.” Lars and I have a sense of the size and basic shape of our Mandala.  I like the Yin/Yang , privacy/connection balance of the basic Cypress…


Clearing the land

“This , too, shall pass.” It is a big decision for us to site the house right in the center of a grove of trees. We want the closeness to nature, the privacy and the feeling of sweet “containment”…


Land Adventure!

“Buy land, they’re not making it anymore.” Mark Twain After searching for over a year, we finally found the perfect piece of property to build our eco-sustainable, pre-fab, round Mandala home! The…