Designing Domes as Homes
Could you build your own home? What kind of home might you make if you could?
Dastan Khalili wants us to know that adobe huts have plenty of advantages, and could play a major role in addressing the lack of proper shelter for the many, many people in the world who don’t have a safe building to call a home.
Where you live, are there challenges that people have with getting a home or keeping a home safe from natural disasters?
Pick one of the reasons Khalili gives as to why he thinks these homes are a good idea. Based on what you see in this BBC story, what would be your questions for him? What kind of research might you do to determine the answer?
Would you want to live in a home like this? What would make you say yes or no?
The strange homes built for Mars by the BBC on YouTube (3:45)
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