Monday, December 17, 2012

At Home With the Hobbits

Probably the real reason Tolkien put the hobbits in earth sheltered houses is that he knew them from Ireland and Iceland, two countries where people did it because it was much warmer in the winter. It so happens that it is also much cooler in the summer. has put together a grand tour of the latest in hobbit-friendly housing.
They point out that many of these home building techniques have been around for thousands of years.

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