William Lishman Underground Achitecture

http://www.williamlishman.com/underground.htm

William Lishman designed this underground house. ” After building an igloo one winter in the early 1970’s, Bill was amazed at how warm it would become just from body heat, and how the flame from a lighter or match was all that was needed to illuminate the whole room. He read many books on underground building and energy efficient homes. The idea of putting a square home under the earth made no sense – caves are not boxes, and the box is not a shape that lends itself to the immense load of earth above. Inspired by British artist and designer Roger Dean he came up with the idea to build an underground home consisting of interconnected igloo like domes.”

http://www.williamlishman.com/underground.htm

http://www.williamlishman.com/underground.htm
House from above.

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