Hinton High School Gym — With features such as spectator seating, lockers under the seating area, a green room for receptions and a graceful lobby, Hinton High School is amazing.

Hinton High School Gym — With features such as spectator seating, lockers under the seating area, a green room for receptions and a graceful lobby, Hinton High School is amazing.


Monolithic Dome Sports Facilities

A Monolithic Dome is the ideal structure for any sport facility: school gymnasium, indoor football or hockey stadium, mega-arena, rodeo arena, skating rink, etc. Several factors make it ideal.

In size, the Monolithic Dome can comfortably accommodate thousands and provide all the amenities generally associated with prime sport facilities, or it can be designed with seating for just a few hundred.

Regardless of size, a Monolithic Dome has a perfectly open, spacious interior, uninterrupted by supporting columns. But its walls and ceiling have the structural strength and ability to support hanging boxes for media equipment and personnel, clubrooms, scoreboards, running tracks, offices, observation platforms, etc.

Compared to conventional structures, it’s easy and less expensive to maintain a comfortable temperature on the inside of a Monolithic Dome. Its construction materials and method, coupled with its seamless polyurethane foam insulation make it so.

Generally, a Monolithic Dome can be built for less money and in less time than a conventional building of the same size.

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Image: Breckon Sports Center — This two-story Sports Center, flanked by two gyms, provides convenient access to restrooms, concessions and administrative offices.

Breckon Sports Center — This two-story Sports Center, flanked by two gyms, provides convenient access to restrooms, concessions and administrative offices.

Image: Beggs Event Center — This Monolithic Dome has a diameter of 160 feet and is built on a 24-foot Orion stem wall. Beggs Event Center can accommodate more than 2000 spectators and a variety of sport and school activities.

Beggs Event Center — This Monolithic Dome has a diameter of 160 feet and is built on a 24-foot Orion stem wall. Beggs Event Center can accommodate more than 2000 spectators and a variety of sport and school activities.


Monolithic Dome Benefits

The Monolithic Dome has a number of unique benefits: construction affordability, healthy environment, disaster protection, energy savings, longevity, just to name a few.

Commercial Feasibility Study

Aggieland Dome — The 124′×40′ dome encompasses 12,000 square feet on the ground level and 2,400 square feet on the mezzanine level. The fitness area offers an oversized free weight area, quick circuit area, cardio machines with individual TVs on all 31 pieces, locker rooms with individual shower and dressing areas, and a sauna in the men and women’s locker rooms.  Building was completed in January 2004.

A Feasibility Study is a preliminary study for a project that compares the Monolithic Dome Process to other building systems. This preliminary analysis defines the design and intent of the project and provides an estimated budget and schedule, based on the best available information. Monolithic produces a Feasibility Study to assist a client before full design, management and/or construction services are engaged.

The Monolithic Dome Indoor Athletic Practice Facility

Athletes need to practice when it is neither too hot or too cold. But few players get to practice football, baseball, softball, track, rugby, etc. year around. A Monolithic Dome facility makes year-round practice possible. It largely eliminates the weather factor.

Featured Monolithic Dome Sport Facilities

Monolithic Dome sport facilities, ranging in size from school gymnasiums to super arenas, often are designed and constructed for more than one use. Many double as disaster shelters. Others include stage and auditorium accommodations. This link will lead you to their stories.

More about the Monolithic Dome Sports Facility

Avalon High School Gym — Designed by Monolithic Architect Rick Crandall and built with a 12’ stemwall, Avalon High School’s Gym measures 124′ × 25′ with a total height of 37 feet.

With a Monolithic Dome you can have the sports facility of your dreams. It can be designed to fit every need—from a simple practice gymnasium to an elaborate fitness center to a giant stadium or arena.