Jim Mortensen had a plan to beat the high price of oil during the 1974 oil embargo. He’d build an energy efficient underground house. With help from friends and family, Jim Mortensen and his wife Mickey spent about eight years building their underground house moving in in 1983. The stone facade is from rock the couple collected by hand from their land. Jim made the mortar while Mickey laid all the stone.

Dora man takes decades to build it, but he has underground home of his dreams

Jim Mortensen had a plan to beat the high price of oil during the 1974 oil embargo. He’d build an energy efficient underground house. With help from friends and family, Jim Mortensen and his wife Mickey spent about eight years.

hobbit house plans architect | The ”architectural plan” for Bag End, the earth sheltered home of ...

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Floor Plan of Bag End Parchment Art Print by Weta The Floor Plan of Bag End Parchment Art Print is a lovely piece of art and is one of a range of Middle-earth maps from Weta.

Underground Houses: Would love a house like this up in the mountains surrounded by nature....

Underground, or earth-sheltered houses, are no different from any other home. This type of structure boasts many advantages and may be the ultimate in off-grid living.

How To Build A Hobbit House In Your Backyard

How To Build A Hobbit House In Your Backyard

Homeschool Mommy & Jewelry Designer: Simple Underground Home with green houses - Eco Vi...

Homeschool Mommy & Jewelry Designer: Simple Underground Home with green houses - Eco Vi.

How to Build an Underground House Starting at $50 (video)

How to Build an Underground House Starting at $50 (video)

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