Homes of all shapes and sizes since time immemorial

Drew Leshko's dollhouse replicas of vanishing Philadelphia streets

Throughout human existence, homes have varied drastically in scope, size, and design. Cob houses originated in the eleventh century, are made from straw and earth, and Gothic architecture has been around since the middle ages. We’ve come a long way from our cave-dwelling ancestors, and in the past few years we took another leap with the roll out of 3d printed homes manufactured for a tiny fraction of the cost, on average 10K. Are 3D printed homes the way of the future? Only time will tell! In the mean time here’s a glimpse at homes over the history of humanity.

 

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Content Catnip is a quirky internet wunderkammer written by an Intergalactic Space Māori named Content Catnip. Join me as I meander through the quirky and curious aspects of history, indigenous spirituality, the natural world, animals, art, storytelling, books, philosophy, travel, Māori culture and loads more.

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