I love those extreme homes on HGTV. Now the Travel Channel is showing unsual homes. Today's show, Top Ten Outrageous Homes, featured a steel home on steel legs, a concrete dome built over a balloon, and hand-built homes in Sun City, NM, that included a convection-current heating system made from glass-bottle walls.
The domes are billed as storm-proof. Do you think any of the designs will be used in the rebuilding of the coastal areas? Several hurricane-proof designs are out there, but the homes are unconventional. If only they were more popular. It might save a lot of future grief.
See more images of the steel house at this site. http://www.dallasartsrevue.com/ArtSpaces Read what a forum community has to say about this houes. http://www.sculpture.net/community/archivel
Dome homes are among the list of eco-friendly houses listed here. http://www.ecobusinesslinks.com/house_plans.htm
The geodesic dome and the concrete dome house are both listed in a google search of dome houses.
The concrete dome is discussed here. http://www.monolithic.com/thedome/wilson/index.html.
Do you think housework would be more fun if the home was extremely unsual? I wish!
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