Hobbit House rustic exterior
 

Hobbit House

Photographer: Angle Eye Photography
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http://www.archerbuchanan.com

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kaelee12 wrote:
HOW DID THEY BUILD THE WALLS? - I am building a hobbit home and i heard of earth bagging does it work?
   Comment   March 21, 2013
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r14_ngreen
Love it
March 26, 2014 at 6:29pm   
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harpreetkadan
I LOVE it... I've always dreamt of staying in such a house. Can the walls be constructed from scratch if you had to?
April 15, 2014 at 4:22am   
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corb3 wrote:
Movie? - This house looks just like the one from lord of the rings. It's just beautiful!
   Comment   December 13, 2012
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Huestis Tucker Architects, LLC
I heard about this house on NPR this weekend. Great to see the photos today. Lovely project!
Jennifer
December 17, 2012 at 7:02am     
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Archer & Buchanan Architecture, Ltd.
Thank you Jennifer, we appreciate your comments!

Jessica
December 17, 2012 at 7:09am     
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An 18th-century stacked stone wall on the property made this site, a short walk from the main house, a natural choice for the Hobbit House. From the beginning, Archer envisioned a structure built to look as though it had risen from the wall. "Other materials were selected for their colors and textures, timelessness and compatibility with the stone," Archer says.A stone path leads from the main house to the cottage's front entrance.Stonework: Ted LeMastra, Allentown, Pennsylvania
Location: Chester County, PennsylvaniaSize: 600 square feetThis Pennsylvania homeowner and collector of Tolkien books and artifacts worked closely with architect Peter Archer throughout the design and build of this hobbit-inspired cottage. Archer and his team constructed the house to look as if it had risen organically from the stone wall.
OK, my fellow nerds, we are never going to top this one, no matter how hard we try! It's a fort for grown-ups ... grown-ups who love J.R.R. Tolkien.

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