One of our readers (Christopher Terry) sent these castle drawings that are based on my U-shaped House design.
My goal with this project has been twofold: 1. showcase individual designs (which included some designs that have been on the drawing board for months), and 2. combine them into a self sustaining, fortified homestead, where a group of 5-20 people could weather economic and social upheaval. It is not designed to withstand a direct … Read more
Observation Tower Specifications: 133 sq. ft. interior, , 99 sq. ft. upper floor, total = 232 sq. ft. interior, plus roof deck, Footprint: 15′-6” diameter Description: The Observation Tower for my Dome Fort (coming soon) could also be used for other purposes such as an office, pantry or even spare bedroom. The kids would love … Read more
This is nearly the same design as my 33’ (10m) 2-bedroom Roundhouse except the roof. The walls have a slight taper to create a castle appearance for the Dome Fort I’m currently designing. In addition, a second floor with slot windows has been added. Specifications: 855 sq. ft. interior, 2 bedroom, 1 bath, 855 sq. … Read more
The folks at Canadian Dirtbags told me about their Prairie Castle domes. I wrote back and suggested a full blown desert fort made with domes. I tried to describe to them the image in my mind and was sure something like this would pop up in Google. But after a fairly lengthy search I never … Read more