Bishop Nevins: Florida’s First Monolithic Dome School Nightime Glow — Those sparkling structures are the four domes at Bishop Nevins Academy in Sarasota, Florida. A first! — Bishop Nevins Academy is the first Monolithic Dome School in Florida. Roundabouts with vertical walls — Designed by Architect Rafael Moreu, each of the domes is a two-story roundabout with a stem wall. Easy access — The mall area provides access to many classrooms and offices. Typical classroom — Overhead lighting secured from the dome shell helps to create a comfortable learning environment. Beanbag anyone? — Colorful beanbags provide student seating in the commons area of the “Dreams are Free” facility. Computer Technology Lab — Students enjoy learning and working in this well appointed classroom. Bright and cheerful — Colorful clown faces hover over the work tables in this kindergarten. Play time — The Academy’s campus includes a well equipped, safe playground. Let there be light! — The dome shell has inset skylights and hanging light fixtures. Skylight — It allows light to enter the chapel. Chapel — Religious art, wood and ceramic tile enhance the school chapel. Roomy comfort — Windows, lighting and plenty of space make the domes functional and enjoyable. Bishop Nevins Academy — Approximately 500 students attend this beautiful Monolithic Dome facility.