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by Alex last modified Jan 04, 2012 04:21 AM
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by Alex last modified May 05, 2008

John Paananen says the idea behind the suburban tipi was to "take the fused nomadic home designs of the yurt, tipi, and igloo and slip the straitjacket of suburban values, materials, and methods of construction over them". The outside is built of pvc siding, polypropylene fluted sheeting, engineered timber, polycarbonate structured sheeting, foil-foam-foil insulation plywood, and polyethylene sheeting. Inside you've got plastic laminate flooring, concrete firepit, carpet tiles, hardboard panels, and polypropylene fluted sheeting. The whole thing is 18' diameter x 16' high. More photos at his extensive flickr site. Via Shed & Shelter




 

 


 

 

 
 
 
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