OK Ray & Beth are you nuts? What is this dome you keep talking about?
Monolithic domes are one of the most efficient structures
They have minimal environmental impact
Construction cost is comparable to stick built
Extremely strong in Tornadoes and Hurricanes
Warm and cozy where the words to describe the feeling one gets after visiting a dome home.
This is not new technology! We are not inventing anything new.
Lets explore what domes are, how long civilization has used them
and why they are a great structure for a house
Check out these links to see how long dome technology has been around:
ANCIENT ROMAN PANTHEON
OK I am interested! Show me more!!
A great resource for information on Monolithic domes.
Monolithic Dome Institute
What is a dome?
Why build a dome?
What about earth quakes?
Just how well does a dome hold up in a tornado or huricane?
What is the construction process?
How well will a dome survive versus a regular (square cornered) building?
What type of soil will handle a dome?
Am I stuck with round or are there other shapes?
Just how efficient are they?
How energy efficient are domes?
The Road Home - First Steps toward your own Monolithic Dome Home
May 4, 2003 Missouri
Tornado - a dome surived!
Do you want a safe room or a safe house?
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