"Board by board; each nail, tile, stair tread, and riser; from the hand-poured foundation to the pine rafters; Zach Kalatsky's cedar framed, round house outside Saugerties was raised by the hands of community. A manifestation of the proverb, "to go fast, go alone; but to go far, go together," the 27-foot-high circular house (technically an icosidodecagon with 32 sides set at five degree angles) is much more than the sum of its carefully crafted parts. Part yurt, part castle; the 1,800-square foot interior looks through walls of windows onto the property's surrounding 52.8 wooded acres and Overlook Mountain in the distance." - Mary Angeles Armstrong

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