15 Must-See Homes That Are Completely Enveloped By Nature

15 Must-See Homes That Are Completely Enveloped By Nature

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    lighterside-staff-authorBy Lighter Side Staff  |  Read More

    Human civilization has a habit of boxing us up in brick and cement. We seldom get to experience the refreshing feeling of living in nature without battling squadrons of mosquitoes or random bouts of poison ivy. Yet, there is so much beauty to behold beyond the confines of standard urban sprawl.

    These home owners figured out how to get the best of human engineered comfort, and the loving embrace of Mother Earth all at once. Who can argue with the natural insulation and protection offered in a cliff side, or the beauty of living on the sea? If you want an idea of how to get more of the wild in your home, we got ya covered.

    Wonder how long it took to hollow this thing out.

    Via Hospital Training

    “I’ll huff and I’ll puff and I’ll… Oh forget it.”

    Via Inhabitat

    A twenty first century shire. I just hope the pond doesn’t flood.

    Via Natural Building Blog

    Look, a miniature tree home! Smurfs, eat your hearts out.

    Via Imgur

    The ultimate in Earth insulated homes.

    Via Darren’s Rides

    Yet another gnome home.

    Via tumblr / loveliegreenie

    Watch your step…

    Via Pond Jumpers Spain

    The only thing missing is a high dive off the roof.

    Via The Manta Resort

    Weather out the winter wonderland in style.

    Via Dezeen
    Via Dezeen

    Saves money on brick work.

    Via Red Bubble / Gosia Grzybek

    What happens when hobbits and aliens fall in love?

    Via My Modern Met | SeARCH and CMA

    Quite a pleasant looking place.

    Via Wikipedia

    Is that seriously just a red door in a hill?

    Via Flickr | Green Gennii

    Sometimes your inner child just needs a tree house…

    Via Flickr | Sukh Gill

    …or at least a tree hut with a bridge.

    Via Airbnb

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