David B. South

Current Position:

President of Monolithic – Italy, Texas

  • Co-invented the Monolithic Dome construction system.
  • Conceived and developed the Crenosphere, the Monolithic Dome Airplane Hangar with rotating door, and Domes For The World (DFTW), a nonprofit organization providing shelters for the world’s most needy.
  • On a daily basis, directs and oversees all corporate activities.


  • Chairman (9 years ending 2006) – American Concrete Institute joint ACI/ASCE Committee 334 on Thin Shell Design and Construction
  • Member – American Concrete Institute Committee on Thin Shell Design and Construction
  • Member – International Conference of Building Officials (tests materials, specifies and administers codes)


  • Indiana Concrete Council (ICC) Award, 1985, for Outstanding Concrete Construction: Lesea Ministries Christian Center in South Bend, Indiana
  • CALAMCO (California Ammonia Company) – Award for Controlled Atmosphere Storage Facility in Stockton, California, 1989
  • Top 100 Products Award for 2002 by Construction Equipment Magazine for the Monolithic Integrator Concrete Mixer


  • U.S. Patent for Monolithic Domes
  • U.S. Patent for Crenospheres
  • Canadian Patent for Monolithic Domes
  • Patent Pending for Monolithic Hangar Door