Underground Houses: Would love a house like this up in the mountains surrounded by nature....

Underground Houses: Would love a house like this up in the mountains surrounded by nature....

Jim Mortensen had a plan to beat the high price of oil during the 1974 oil embargo. He’d build an energy efficient underground house. With help from friends and family, Jim Mortensen and his wife Mickey spent about eight years building their underground house moving in in 1983. The stone facade is from rock the couple collected by hand from their land. Jim made the mortar while Mickey laid all the stone.

Dora man takes decades to build it, but he has underground home of his dreams

Jim Mortensen had a plan to beat the high price of oil during the 1974 oil embargo. He’d build an energy efficient underground house. With help from friends and family, Jim Mortensen and his wife Mickey spent about eight years building their underground house moving in in 1983. The stone facade is from rock the couple collected by hand from their land. Jim made the mortar while Mickey laid all the stone.

Earth Sheltered Home Floor Plans | First Floor Plan of Contemporary Earth Sheltered s Retro House Plan ...

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Earth Sheltered Home Floor Plans | First Floor Plan of Contemporary Earth Sheltered s Retro House Plan ...

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