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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…


Pop Goes the House!

“I’ve been driving up here every day (to work on a nearby project) and, I can’t believe how quickly this house in the woods is going up.One week there was a foundation and the next week there is a…


Let The Light Shine In: Removing the scaffolding and setting the skylight in place

After the cable is tightened to specifications, there is another significant moment in this unique building process…. Removing the scaffolding from under the skylight ring and taking off the plywood…


Lifting The Center (and all the connections that follow)

“At the center of your being you have the answer, you know who you are and you know what you want.” Lau Tzu The moment of lifting the central skylight ring of a Mandala is a special and powerful…


Prefabulous

“Watching the ease of the walls going up was amazing.” Assembling a house panel by panel has got to be the fastest method for creating space! It is incredible to see it coming together! The…