Photos: $9,000 Dream Home.

Via elephant journal
on Mar 29, 2014
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dome home dream

Dream Dome Home

(Hammock Included)

This man started with $9,000 and a pile of dirt. 6 weeks later, he’d built his dream house. (photos via imgur.com)

“When Steve Areen thought about building his dream home, all he had to do was find $9,000 and a place to build. He did just that and, in a few weeks, he had a vacation home in the middle of Thailand that could make anyone drool.”

This man started with $9,000 and a pile of dirt. 6 weeks later, he built this dream house.

Way more photos and info here.

“It’s amazing how far a budget can go when you don’t get permits or inspections. The original article that countvoncastro posted states that he built this on his friend’s mango orchard, so no property purchase either.”

 

From his site: http://www.thegibrancenter.com/dome-building.html

Participants will learn everything you need to know to build a dome like our domes: Design elementals Foundation requirements Compressed Earth Brick making Brick laying made easy Stucco Electrical and plumbing installation Basic Welding Bent steel forms for windows and doors Making multi faceted skylights Introduction to cellular concrete and more!

 

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Comments

3 Responses to “Photos: $9,000 Dream Home.”

  1. Guest says:

    Unfortunately here in the US of A, we have highly regulated government agencies who would shut this project down in a nanosecond.

  2. Linda V. Lewis says:

    Amazingly creative! Talk about thinking outside the box…!!! Brilliant, livable, + lovely!

  3. VitalBodies says:

    Totally amazing!
    Right down to the MandalaArts art on the door, it is so loaded with amazing details.
    I love the bamboo faucet too.
    Looks like a well thought out design for that type of structure.