Monolithic’s 2014 open house attracts visitors from across the country

Three guests, two from Arkansas, discuss the vine-covered EcoShell garage.

Three guests, two from Arkansas, discuss the vine-covered EcoShell garage. (Gary L. Clark)

Open House attendee signing guest book at the home of Monolithic’s president, David South.

Open House attendee signing guest book at the home of Monolithic’s president, David South. (Gary L. Clark)

A group of eco-friendly attendees led by Laura, a returning visitor working on the design of her own Monolithic Dome home, enjoy their tour of Charca Casa, the home of David and Judy South.

A group of eco-friendly attendees led by Laura, a returning visitor working on the design of her own Monolithic Dome home, enjoy their tour of Charca Casa, the home of David and Judy South. (Gary L. Clark)

Open house visitors from Wisconsin meet another Wisconsin native in the entryway to Charca Casa.

Open house visitors from Wisconsin meet another Wisconsin native in the entryway to Charca Casa. (Gary L. Clark)

Two sisters and canine companion sign the guest book at the home of David and Judy South during the 2014 Monolithic Open House.

Two sisters and canine companion sign the guest book at the home of David and Judy South during the 2014 Monolithic Open House. (Gary L. Clark)

Open house attendees return for ideas for their own Monolithic Dome home.

Open house attendees return for ideas for their own Monolithic Dome home. (Gary L. Clark)

A couple poses for a photo in Charca Casa’s entryway during the 2014 Monolithic Open House.

A couple poses for a photo in Charca Casa’s entryway during the 2014 Monolithic Open House. (Gary L. Clark)

Former workshop attendee, Charles Zipper, brought his family and friends to the 2014 Monolithic Open House.

Former workshop attendee, Charles Zipper, brought his family and friends to the 2014 Monolithic Open House. (Gary L. Clark)

A mother and daughter came to investigate an energy-efficient, safe home. They pose in the entryway of Charca Casa.

A mother and daughter came to investigate an energy-efficient, safe home. They pose in the entryway of Charca Casa. (Gary L. Clark)

A couple from Arkansas pose for a photo in Charca Casa’s kitchen.

A couple from Arkansas pose for a photo in Charca Casa’s kitchen. (Gary L. Clark)

A group visits the home of David and Judy South at the 2014 Monolithic Open House.

A group visits the home of David and Judy South at the 2014 Monolithic Open House. (Gary L. Clark)