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Hand Built Geodesic Dome Cabin near San Francisco

This is a hand built geodesic dome cabin inspired by Buckminster Fuller in Lafayette, California.


It took the original owners 7 years to build! According to Zillow, it’s a “3-sphere, 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom home.”

Handmade Geo-Dome Cabin in Lafayette

Related: World Famous Tiny Mushroom Dome Cabin


More information and photos at Zillow and at the original listing.

Photos via Zillow courtesy of Taylor Photography Group.

Dina Del Monica of Pacific Union holds the real estate listing.

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Alex

Alex is a contributor and editor for TinyHouseTalk.com and the always free Tiny House Newsletter. He has a passion for exploring and sharing tiny homes (from yurts and RVs to tiny cabins and cottages) and inspiring simple living stories. We invite you to send in your story and tiny home photos too so we can re-share and inspire others towards a simple life too. Thank you!




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  • Tom Osterdock September 25, 2017, 2:39 pm

    Expensive but very nice. As far as SF prices this is a very good price and there is 1 acre. Wish I had the money.

  • Lottie September 25, 2017, 4:10 pm

    Sorry but I thought was the TINY House newsletter. My bad….I’ll just back up and go read the road sign again. Darn, I’m positive it said tiny. Oh well.

  • Susanne September 26, 2017, 11:00 am

    Yes very cool!

  • jb September 26, 2017, 11:38 am

    Not even close to being tiny; affordable; or hand built.

    • Eric October 1, 2017, 5:30 am

      Depends on how much money you have whether it is affordable or not, doesn’t it?

  • Lee Ann Rorex September 27, 2017, 3:03 pm

    Hm. I know the title of this site is Tiny House Talk but I enjoy the articles on small homes. as well. I don’t get why people can’t ease up a little. Who cares? It’s a website, not a government.

    • Tom Osterdock September 27, 2017, 10:42 pm

      I agree, I like the THOW the best and am designing mine. I get a lot of ideas from all the houses.

      • Lee Ann Rorex September 28, 2017, 3:15 pm

        Good luck with your THOW! Show us pics when you start or are done. 🙂

  • John Robinson October 18, 2017, 7:35 pm

    You have a great site Alex and Natalie. You post many differing styles and sizes of homes, some THOW and some homes that are small. Some are creative , some not affordable to most and some are someones idea of both creative and affordable but maybe not ours. But you do an excellent job of showing us what’s out there in a very positive light. It is up to us to take that and see what we can learn and apply to our builds. We need to realize we will not be able to apply everything to us and you should not be expecting to meet our expectations, tastes and budgets with each post. So keep doing what you do and we will find bits in each story that we like. We all have a different path and at the end of the day, it should not always be about us. Let s keep an open mind. You two do a wonderful job of keeping this blog going and keeping it fresh. thanks for doing it

  • Gabriella October 19, 2017, 3:09 pm

    Is undoubtedly a very ambitious structure…. I like the central block of the kitchen, much, the red of the majolica in harmony with the wood. But that working…! Almost like a walks ( in vertical ).

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