Monolithic Dome Photosphere design.

Monolithic Dome Photosphere design. (Susane Havelka)

Better arctic living in a Monolithic Dome

Time lapse construction video of a Monolithic Dome. Susane Havelka is a PhD candidate at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. They hope to demonstrate the advantages of the Monolithic Dome for people living in the arctic. They call their project the Protosphere.

The Protosphere is a building system aimed for people living in the arctic. It is meant to offer an alternative to the current government homes. In this time-lapse, the first parts of the construction is completed.

To follow Havelka’s work, go visit their tumblr blog or like their Facebook page.