Architecture

Primitive Technology Builds Dome Hut by Hand

Before Primitive Technology built and moved into his luxurious wood and clay hut complete with a fireplace, he slummed it in a thatched dome hut. In case you’re interested, the dome hut is available and may still be on the market. It’s completely built by hand, 8 feet wide in diameter, 6-1/4 feet tall, and designed to shed rain and funnel smoke well while retaining heat. Serious inquiries only please.


Sea Organ Plays Perpetual Music

Constructed in 2005, the Sea Organ in the Adriatic Sea in Zadar, Croatia was designed by Nikola Bašić to make perpetual music using ocean waves. The acoustic jetty spans 230 feet wide and include 35 polyethylene tubes of varying sizes. When the waves flood each chamber, air is forced out through large tubes tuned to play seven chords of five tones.


Alpod is the Mobile Home of the Future

Modernizing mobile homes to catch up with the rest of the 21st century, Aluhouse is calling the eco-friendly Alpod the “Home of the Future.” Featuring a contemporary interior with a light and airy open floor plan, environmental controls, smart LED lighting, and a bevy of luxurious touches you’d expect to see in a posh hotel, Alpod can be used in a multitude of ways from a primary home, an office area, and even as a retail space.