Bubble Houses


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Known as Bolwoningen (globe houses), these structures that resemble giant white golf balls are made out of cement and fibreglass. In the early 1980s the Dutch government offered subsidies for experimental housing. Bolwoningen were the idea of architect Dries Kreijkamp who wanted to create ‘the optimal experience of nature in all its facets’.  Each globe offers bedrooms on the ground floor, bathroom in the middle and living rooms on the top floor, which have the best views. Being only 5.5 metres across , most globe houses are inhabited by just one or two people. They are still inhabited to this day and give us a glimpse into what future living looked like 35 years ago. 

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