A biotech house grown from a vine-like plant
Image from Mark Ryherd
Peter Peter pumpkin eaterThis old meme may very well have been the inspiration for the gourd house. During the first century a.t. (or possibly the next) a revolution in biotech was occurring on Old Earth and people were looking to the new gengineering to solve old problems. One of these problems was housing for the multitudes of homeless that occupied even the wealthiest of countries and those persons who had been displaced by wars and climate change across the world.
had a wife and couldn't keep her.
He put her in a pumpkin shell
and there he kept her very well.