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20151206 Place: Hobbit Homes

PostPosted: Sun Dec 06, 2015 1:03 pm
by tahanson43206
Dr. Dartnell provided "Time and Place" as a category for posts in this forum ... it is a bit of a stretch to put housing designs here, but it will do for now. If someone has a suggestion for a better major category please comment by private email.

The following link was provided by a member of this forum, using an account on Facebook. ... obbit-hole

I like this design concept as a precursor for lunar and Martian habitats, in addition to the default siting on Earth.

The psychology of living under a layer of regolith will not come naturally for humans in 2015, with the possible exception of folks enduring life in war zones, and my guess is they would rather be somewhere else.

Never-the-less, it seems reasonable to presume that most habitation away from Earth will look something like this.

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