Cave home in Matmata, Tunisia, painted with lime wash to capture bright desert light from the courtyard (Natural Homes)

Cave home in Matmata, Tunisia, painted with lime wash to capture bright desert light from the courtyard (Natural Homes)

This was built using adobe (clay bricks) and 700 years later the local farmers are still using the building to store their family crops. More including video at www.naturalhomes.org/qasr-al-hajj.htm

This was built using adobe (clay bricks) and 700 years later the local farmers are still using the building to store their family crops. More including video at www.naturalhomes.org/qasr-al-hajj.htm

This is one of a collection of six beautiful living rooms from around the world in homes built entirely from natural materials like stone, straw bales, roundwood and cob. This one is from Denmark. You can see the others at www.naturalhomes.org/natural-livingrooms.htm

This is one of a collection of six beautiful living rooms from around the world in homes built entirely from natural materials like stone, straw bales, roundwood and cob. This one is from Denmark. You can see the others at www.naturalhomes.org/natural-livingrooms.htm

Here’s a truly lovely addition to the gallery of windows. This one is in a house built in 2003 by Tracy Calvert of CobWorks. You can see more pictures of the house here: http://www.cobworks.com/photo-gallery/#christinacob

Here’s a truly lovely addition to the gallery of windows. This one is in a house built in 2003 by Tracy Calvert of CobWorks. You can see more pictures of the house here: http://www.cobworks.com/photo-gallery/#christinacob

Matmata and other desert settlements in Tunisia have wonderful underground homes built to avoid the intense heat and strong desert winds. The homes are made by digging a large pit some 7 meters deep and 10 meters wide and then, around the sides of the pit, tunnelling in a few meters before cutting artificial caves. The homes are grouped around a central courtyard and connected to other courtyards with more rooms forming an underground maze. Find out more at ...

Matmata and other desert settlements in Tunisia have wonderful underground homes built to avoid the intense heat and strong desert winds. The homes are made by digging a large pit some 7 meters deep and 10 meters wide and then, around the sides of the pit, tunnelling in a few meters before cutting artificial caves. The homes are grouped around a central courtyard and connected to other courtyards with more rooms forming an underground maze. Find out more at ...

Pacific Yurts, one of the largest manufacturers of yurt homes, operates out of Oregon and sells kits of various sizes. Description from luxuryhousingtrends.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Yurt Homes

Pacific Yurts, one of the largest manufacturers of yurt homes, operates out of Oregon and sells kits of various sizes. Description from luxuryhousingtrends.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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