21 Mar '15, 12pm

eco-#design: a glass domed #California #greenhouse to reconnect to #nature via @inhabitat

eco-#design: a glass domed #California #greenhouse to reconnect to #nature via @inhabitat

Sometimes we get so caught up in exciting new sustainable homes designed in Japan and Scandanavia, that we forget to honor the original masters of organic architecture. Take Mickey Muennig , who designed this gorgeous glass domed “Greenhouse” in California in 1976. This tiny home features a round floor plan favored by our ancestors , a simple, rustic material palette, and a view of Partington Ridge and the Pacific ocean that we would die for.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/mickey-muennig-designed-this-gorgeou...

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