The Week in Design, From Hobbiton To Tatooine

From Hobbiton to Tatooine: Earth Sheltered Homes Make Sense All Over The Universe

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I know, you are not supposed to do that on the internet, put Hobbiton and Tatooine in your title as blatant bait. But there is something to be learned from the way Bilbo Baggins and Luke Skywalker lived in earth-sheltered houses, one based in cool, damp planets and the other on hot and dry. I round up more examples of earth sheltered houses.

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