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A spinning, earthquake and hurricane resistant, energy-efficient dome, with a Guggenheim-inspired spiral staircase is on the market in New Paltz –

 

If you’re not ready to buy it, you can rent it for the weekend. As the owners will tell you, spending time in the dome is liberating.

“People really do behave differently in the round space,” one of the owners says. “It’s just free. It’s free-flowing, free of walls, free of constraints. It’s a space, versus a room, versus a box. There’s no limitation.”

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Currently on sale for $1.2 million, this rotating dome in New Paltz can turn a full circle in five minutes.  The house was built using a kit from France called Domespace and has bamboo floors, stone cabinets, and a central spiral staircase.

It looks “like a space ship,” said the real estate agent handling the sale. “But it’s an amazing home. It’s the coolest home I’ve ever seen.”

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