This Household Has Been Dwelling Inside A DIY Photo voltaic Geodesic Dome In The Arctic Circle For Over 5 Years


Most of us hate the chilly – sporting ten layers of your warmest garments and continually being afraid to slide on ice definitely doesn’t sound too enjoyable. However to not the Hjertefølgers. On December 2013, this household of six moved to a distant a part of the Arctic Circle and are at the moment dwelling in probably the most distinctive homes you’ll ever see.

The household’s home is positioned on the Sandhornøya island in Norway. It’s a three-story home surrounded by a 25-foot-high photo voltaic geodesic dome – if that doesn’t sound like one thing from a sci-fi film, we don’t know what does! The home is constructed utilizing natural supplies, comparable to sand and clay. The dome even has a backyard the place the household can develop their very own greens. And the view is unimaginable!

In an interview with Inhabitat, Ingrid Hjertefølger mentioned that strolling into this home is one thing totally different from strolling into some other home. “The ambiance is exclusive. The home has a calmness; I can virtually hear the stillness.”

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The Hjertefølgers reside inside this photo voltaic geodesic dome positioned on Sandhornøya island in Norway

They constructed the home themselves utilizing natural supplies, comparable to sand and clay

It’s a three-story home surrounded by a 25-foot-high photo voltaic geodesic dome

The dome even has a backyard the place the household can develop their very own greens!

They reuse their wastewater to fertilize the crops and in addition compost meals scraps and use biodegradable family merchandise

“The sensation we get as we stroll into this home is one thing totally different from strolling in to some other home,” mentioned Ingrid Hjertefølger

The dome gives majestic views of the Northern lights

And the encompassing wilderness

The household plan to carry workshops, courses, excursions and concert events at their dome home

Additionally they plan to construct extra cabins for yoga retreats and summer time camps

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