Tag Archives: Arch

Ark by Zyl Vardos

Functional, well-built AND artistically cohesive tiny houses. Zyl Vardos can build a house from a previous design OR create a totally unique house. We specialize in handmade windows and doors, curved rooflines, off-grid systems, and interior furnishings.” –  Zyl Vardos See more of the amazing tiny homes by Zyl Vardos. You can also find Zyl Vardos on Facebook.

Which Curved Roof Appeals to You Most?

Here are four examples of tiny houses with curved roofs – but all approach the curve from a slightly different direction. The snow-bound tiny house near Lake Tahoe has a more traditional arched roof, like a shepherd’s hut. The modern Leaf House has a curve that goes from front to back making it more aerodynamic and voluminous […]

Designer Ryan Frank’s Off-Grid Tiny Home is Built like an Upside-Down Boat.

Designer Ryan Frank wanted a semi-mobile home for a small plot in a “sensitive area”. He thought about yurts and domes, but settled for an open source design he found online” – Kirsten Dirksen of Fair Companies See more videos like this on the Fair Companies YouTube Channel. The house is built like a boat, just […]

How to Make a Simple Earthbag Arch Form

I would build a wood form from scrap plywood and 2x4s, but the folks at earthbagbuilding.com suggest a simpler way. Most earthbag building websites use wooden arch forms. They are very bulky. We designed a much simpler arch form using PVC pipe.” – earthbagbuilding.com Continue reading How to Make a Simple Arch Form.