Millions of people have watched and shared “Steve’s Dome Home,” a video on YouTube about a gorgeous dome house built for about $9,000 on an organic mango farm in the countryside of northeastern Thailand. Curious ourselves — okay perhaps “obsessed” is a better word — we reached out to the co-builder of this famous dome home and founder of Domegaia, Hajjar Gibran, to get the inside scoop.
ELSE: Hajjar, thank you in advance for this conversation — we’ve been secretly geeking out about it behind the scenes! So, how did you end up in the world of dome homes?
HAJJAR GIBRAN: It’s a 66-year-long story at this point. I’ll try to be brief.