The journey of “Crazy Lady Ranch” An example of the area where Jim and Phyllis Eckerson are building their hurricane-resistant Monolithic Dome home. The dry and arid area where the home is being constructed. Many people questioned the property’s location, but the owners find it beautiful. The steel rebar framework can be seen during construction of the dome. The Airform for the dome being inflated during construction. Phyllis Eckerson inside her dome.