Decorating Ideas for Victorian Homes with classic design. Even as a young girl I was fascinated with big fancy houses that had gables, wrap-around porches with gazebo corners, and especially round turrets which is where the princess of the house would always live. in my imagination.
Hobbit Houses, Geothermal Heating, and More at Økosamfundet Dyssekilde, One of Denmark's Oldest Eco Villages
This octogonal house with a grass roof is part of a group of houses that the owners mostly built themselves. It's based on the idea that no square corners means it's easier to heat. Serious attention is also paid to water -- the community uses 60-65% of the average Danish water consumption, thanks to compost toilets and rainwater collection for flush toilets, washing machines, and watering gardens.