A Monolithic Dome was the perfect fit for one community college in Kansas.
The Arcadia Monolithic Dome home located in Providence, Utah will be holding an open house on October 20, 2018. This dome home was built in 2016 and was the first of its kind in the area. Located at 115 Canyon Road, Providence, Utah, the home will be open for tours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. MST. The home is located on an elevated corner, offering views of the surrounding valley, and can be seen from the highway.
Crews recently completed a Monolithic Dome shell in Louisville, Mississippi for a FEMA rated safe shelter. The shelter is part of a larger state initiative to protect communities from tornadoes like the deadly outbreak in April 2014 that claimed 10 lives in Louisville alone.
It’s only one month to the Annual Monolithic Dome Research Park tour in Italy, Texas. This FREE tour is open to the public on October 20, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The famous Texas landmark, Bruco: The Texas Italian Caterpillar, will be shown along with various Monolithic Domes and Ecoshells plus several nearby Monolithic Dome homes.
A reporter once asked George Paul, why did he build The Eye of the Storm round? George said he wanted it streamlined like a car. The reporter then said, “But this is a house, not a car.” George gave a simple response, “Yes. But every few years, all homes along the coast have an opportunity to go 100 miles per hour.”
A fire alarm had been beeping for several hours in a small, Io-20 rental unit in Italy, Texas. The neighbors called the management company to investigate. The manager called the fire department and met them there. They opened the door. Smoke came pouring out.
Earlier this summer, Hartshorne Public Schools opened its new Monolithic Dome gymnasium. Adrian O’Hanlon III of the McAlester News-Capital reports that the 150-foot diameter dome will seat over 1,100 people for sporting events. Moreover, the dome doubles as a FEMA rated safe room that can hold around 3,000 people during a tornado emergency.
Aerated concrete is conventional concrete infused with air bubbles or styrofoam beads to make the concrete less dense and lighter — like pumice compared to granite. It’s often used to replace heavier concrete blocks in small to medium-sized buildings.
Could this lightweight material replace shotcrete in constructing a Monolithic Dome? No, because the dome is already “aerated” using an entirely different method.
A recent earthquake in Vanuatu did no damage to domes, further adding to the long list of domes to survive natural disasters.
After many years and setbacks, an underground dome home in Maine in finally coming to fruition.
This iconic beachfront dome home has come up for sale, offering potential buyers a million-dollar view.