A New, Monolithic Dome Technology Center

Image: Rock Port Technology Center — This Monolithic Dome’s single floor design of 14,500 square feet includes 7 labs, classrooms and a library for its 423 students and 45 teachers.

Rock Port Technology Center — This Monolithic Dome’s single floor design of 14,500 square feet includes 7 labs, classrooms and a library for its 423 students and 45 teachers.

Image: Up to date! — Rock Port, Missouri, populated by only 1500, has just one school campus. But it now includes a state-of-the-art Tech Center.

Up to date! — Rock Port, Missouri, populated by only 1500, has just one school campus. But it now includes a state-of-the-art Tech Center.

Image: Library — The library at the dome’s center includes a skylight, indirect lighting, angled walls, a high ceiling and acoustics designed to eliminate noise.

Library — The library at the dome’s center includes a skylight, indirect lighting, angled walls, a high ceiling and acoustics designed to eliminate noise.

Image: Classroom — Some classrooms provide specialized equipment, such as drafting tables and CAD systems. Others include a chemistry lab, logic circuits, and lasers.

Classroom — Some classrooms provide specialized equipment, such as drafting tables and CAD systems. Others include a chemistry lab, logic circuits, and lasers.

Image: Computer Lab — It’s designed and equipped to provide classroom instruction and hands-on experience.

Computer Lab — It’s designed and equipped to provide classroom instruction and hands-on experience.

Image: Dome stays warm! — In November 1997, Rock Port experienced 15 degree weather for several days. While other buildings shut down, their Monolithic Dome remained open, warm and usable.

Dome stays warm! — In November 1997, Rock Port experienced 15 degree weather for several days. While other buildings shut down, their Monolithic Dome remained open, warm and usable.