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Life Inside The Arctic Circle Glass Dome Eco House

A NORWEGIAN family have built a seven metre glass dome around their off-grid house in the Arctic Circle.


credit: Ingrid Hjertefølger

Benjamin and Ingrid Hjertefolger have spent £340,000 constructing their dream home, which is made entirely from all-natural materials such as sand and straw – in order to live sustainably.


credit: Ingrid Hjertefølger

The home was designed to last, which is something the family hopes it will continue to do for years to come.


Located on Sandhorney Island, north Norway, the 7.5 metre high dome is made up of 360 glass panels and shields the entire house with a diameter of 15 metres allowing the family to grow their own fruit and vegetables inside.

The project started back in 2012 and one and a half years later, Benjamin, Ingrid and their four children, Julia, 11, Gabriel, nine, Aron, six and Alvin 10 months, moved into their unique abode.