Instructable: How to Build Dirt Cheap Houses — 4 Comments

  1. It would be great to be able to build your own dwelling at such a cheap price. Nevertheless, not all location permit the construction of your own properties. There are many steps and approval processes which you would have to go through before finally receiving the green light from the authorities to start building.

    • Yes, there are lots of steps and challenges to build your own house. But lots of people (millions?) have done so. It definitely helps to have some construction experience. You can also learn everything you need for free from the Internet and library books. Do-it-yourself is well worth the effort when you consider how much money you can save.

  2. How to build this houses in a very varm country? Will they goe very varm inside? Is a cuestion that a group of us want to know. Thank you

    • We live in a very hot climate and the roundhouse doesn’ get hot. You want to 1. shade the walls with wide roof overhangs and possibly vines, trees, etc. on the hottest side, 2. have lots of windows for maximum ventilation.

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