Eco Conscious Circular Homes

vancouver-homes-for-saleWhen it comes to design, nothing quite matches the natural appeal of a circular home.  These homes, which have a simular concept as Geelong display homes, are offered by the Carolina-based company, Deltec Homes, offer buyers a very different kind of house.

The three-bedroom prefabricated home for instance, is hurricane-resistant due to the engineering.  Offering enough space for a family of three or more, these homes have become increasingly popular among the eco-minded.

Some families plan on using these places as a year round residence, while others hope to get away to it as a cottage or vacation home.

The two thousand square foot option, is catching on with buyers.  For Canadians, you can also buy from Mandala Custom Homes, located in Nelson B.C.

Vancouver realtors and realtor Vancouver groups will however warn you that these homes, once completed will probably run you about the same as a good custom built house.

The Mandala homes cost about 50-90 dollars a square foot but after labour costs, and shipping it might run you about double or triple this number.

The prefabrication kits range in size up to about 2,500 square feet, but you can also double this if you like by choosing a two storey home.  According to experts, these homes aren’t a problem in terms of getting permits as the homes meet building codes.

The finishes inside tend to be woody.  The rooms themselves tend to be square or rectangular.

These homes can better withstand the environmental fluctuations than regular homes say builders.  These homes can withstand hurricanes, snow and even earthquakes say some.

These homes are also very energy efficient.  The circular design actually means that less energy escapes.

Yurts are likewise regaining popularity and these hippie dwellings of old are now being offered with luxury kitchens and spiral staircases.

If you are looking for a Vancouver or Kitsilano Homes for sale, you can look into one of these options.  Not only will your home be very unique, it will also offer the benefits of lower energy use and harmonious feng shui.

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