A Real Hobbit House

Posted by Michael Pinto on May 13, 2007 in Hobbies and Collections |

A Real Hobbit House

A while ago we covered someone who had created a detailed Hobbit dollhouse, but here’s someone who did it for real:

Inside the Hobbit House
Appreciating a modern-day cottage based on mythical literature

“Asked to design a fitting repository for a client’s valuable collection of J.R.R. Tolkien manuscripts and artifacts, architect Peter Archer went to the source—the fantasy novels that describe the abodes of the diminutive Hobbits. “I came back my client and said, ‘I’m not going to make this look like Hollywood,’” Archer recalled, choosing to focus instead on a finely-crafted structure embodying a sense of history and tradition.”

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