Man from Belarus Made a Hobbit House

Man from Belarus Made a Hobbit House

Man from Mirny village in Belarus decided to build an “eco-house” with his own hands. The results looks like very much like a hobbit house.

Man from Belarus Made a Hobbit House

The house has round windows and is made out of dirt and clay mixed with straw. He spent sixty dollars for all his materials – just paid for the straw, clay and dirt he got for free from the ground.

Man from Belarus Made a Hobbit House

Man from Belarus Made a Hobbit House

This is how it looks inside.

Man from Belarus Made a Hobbit House

The house is 45 sq meters large. The roof is made from the dirt too. The roof weighs over ten tons he says.

Man from Belarus Made a Hobbit House

Man from Belarus Made a Hobbit House

The house heating is made via a stove.

Man from Belarus Made a Hobbit House

Man from Belarus Made a Hobbit House

Man from Belarus Made a Hobbit House

Nice little refuge for a lone modern hobbit.

2 thoughts on “Man from Belarus Made a Hobbit House”

  1. The mixture of straw, clay and mud is called “cob”. A lot of houses in Europe were made that way. Some of them have stood for hundreds of years.

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