“Hobbit house in Port Orchard WA at Brothers Greenhouse. Perfect example how to build a very nice and simply hobbit house where your kids can let their imagination soar and become architects at an early age. Cute, cozy, attractive and eye catchy even for parents. Needs less than 200sqft in the corner of your backyard but would mean a whole world to your kids. Even more. It would take them to some mysterious worlds where maybe even you would be invited from time to time. Maybe :)”
Kristie Wolfe Builds Underground Home in Rural WA Hobbit Village
Please read my comments below this blog post. This project could have been significantly improved by using earthbags instead of wood framing.
Simon Dale talks about his experience with natural building in the UK
“A brief interview with our friend Simon Dale talking about his experience with truly low cost, low impact natural building with local materials. Apologies for audio quality, we realise the music can be disturbing and that it differs greatly on different audio setups. Unfortunately this cannot be changed.”
Young family win their three-year planning battle to live in the ‘Hobbit house’ in Pembrokeshire
“A family has today won a three-year battle to save their real-life ‘hobbit house’ from the bulldozers after it was built without planning permission for £12,000.
Real-life Hobbit Houses – Cae Mabon
“Eric Maddern creates an award-winning “Shangri-la” of natural building in Snowdonia. His buildings re-create indigenous house styles around the world, using natural materials such as wood, mud and straw. He has an octagonal Native American hogan with reciprocal frame roof, strawbale walls and a lime render, a roundhouse with thatched roof, a cob cottage, a cordwood log lodge and a real-life replica of a Hobbit hut!”
Underhill – The Magical Hobbit-Like Eco Cave House
“This week we visit Underhill, an incredible hobbit-home like, eco-cave house built into a hillside. The off-the-grid house is cleverly constructed to resemble a cave. With no electricity in the house, the stone, wood and rustic features truly make you feel like you’re stepping back in time.”