Lars and Rachel are happy to meet with you for a free consultation in Hawaii

Mandala Homes Visits Hawaii March 30-April 12, 2017

Mandala Custom Homes visits Hawaii Lars and Rachel, the owners of Mandala Custom Homes, are coming to Hawaii soon! We'll be on the island of Kauai March 30-April 6, then on the Big Island near Hilo…


Mandala Homes owners,Lars Chose and Rachel Ross visit Phoenix and Sedona, Arizona

Mandala Homes visits Phoenix and Sedona, Arizona Dec 7-9 '16

Lars Chose and Rachel Ross, owners of Mandala Homes, plan to visit Phoenix and Sedona, Arizona December 7, 8 and 9th, 2016. If you are located in either one of these areas and have been considering…


Custom Prefab Homes – Quality, Efficiency, and High Performance Built to Last

Why Build a Custom Home?

Here at Man­dala Homes, we enjoy spend­ing time talk­ing with; Eco Wood and Stone Home 1) peo­ple who are dream­ing about design­ing and build­ing their own unique home. 2) peo­ple who are in the…


Team Building When You Build

Home Builders often complain about subcontractors. Our Dream Team! They report experiences of arguing, lateness, inefficiency, sticker shock  and miscommunication. All of these are costly in terms…


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…


Yin/Yang House Design

“Next to love, balance is the most important thing”~ John Wooden When you design and build a home, whether you are working with a designer or on your own, it’s helpful to think about two…


The basement begins to take shape

  “Form equals function and function informs the form.” After the concrete cures in a couple of days, it’s time to remove the bracing and supports. Now it’s time to lay out the floor joists. Our…


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”…