Gallery: Copper Dome House is a “Puzzling” Garden Home

 
You can tell at first glance that the Dome House is not a typical home. Its rounded form and ultra modern materials give it a delightful and unusual appeal. But upon further inspection, this garden home in the suburbs of Melbourne is utterly one of a kind. You see, McBride Charles Ryan, the architects that designed the residence, wanted it to be "like a giant puzzle whose components ranged from the large to the infinitesimally small." They then removed some of those pieces to leave blank spaces, resulting in a home that is truly more than the sum of its parts - especially because it also incorporates some smart water and energy saving techniques.  

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  1. Lucas Gray November 10, 2010 at 2:13 pm

    This is a strange house but sort of captivating in a futuristic hobbit dwelling sort of way.

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