Eco-couple told to pull down their ‘hobbit home’ made entirely out of natural materials

“Family of three is made homeless by planning inspector’s decision. They built their home from scratch, but have been ordered to tear it down. The couple admit they built it without first getting planning permission. Their labour of love was … Continue reading →

Hobbit House with Second Story Deck

Here’s another version of the Hobbit House (five versions altogether) showing an open-air second story deck and rectangular windows. The deck adds another 471 square feet of living space at very little extra cost. This design is perfect for hot … Continue reading →

Escape the Ratrace and Live a Carefree Simple Life

The ongoing economic recession is putting lots of people in difficult situations. For some, the situation may even seem hopeless. I’m writing this to remind everyone to never give up. Who knows for sure what’s in store in the future, … Continue reading →

Hobbit House with Wood Shingles

My Hobbit House design was one of the top viewed earthbag plans last week, and one of the most common search terms, so I reworked the roof to incorporate wood shingles. The first version showed a living roof, but these … Continue reading →

Hobbit House

Specifications: 24′-6″ diameter with 471 sq. ft. interior, 471 sq. ft. loft, total 942 sq. ft. interior, one bedroom, one bath, Footprint: 27′-6″ x 27-6″ Description: Many people dream of a simpler life, free of the cares of this world. … Continue reading →