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Incredible hiding home

Have a look at this unconventional place in  Sonoita, Arizona. If you were running down the hill on foot, you might just bound right over it and not even notice! Peeking out from a rugged, golden hillside is this 1667 square foot, 3 bed, 3 bath earth-sheltered home. It is currently for sale for $470,000. Built...

Bart Prince designed “House Beneath The Mountain” is for sale

American architect Bart Prince is probably my favorite contemporary designer. I just love his stuff. His creations are strikingly organic and complex - like massive science projects set in majestic landscapes. The natural rugged beauty of the western United States really informs his work. A house that he recently designed is on the market in...

Round and rustic – Canadian style

Today I am featuring a house from my home country, Canada. And yes, it is round. Take a look at this unique green-built home near Owen Sound, Ontario: Doesn't the roof look like it is growing blonde hair? That is a "living roof" - the kind of roof where you can grow grass and...

Crazy Toronto house on stilts

A friend of mine from Toronto alerted me to the pending sale of the infamous "stilt-house" in Toronto, Ontario (thanks Margaret)! This wicked house is located right near where I used to live in the east-side Toronto Beaches neighborhood. I posted last week about a house on stilts in Evergreen, Colorado, but this...