Shell complete for Arcadia Monolithic Dome home

Finished Monolithic Dome home shell on the south bench of Providence, Utah. The house is named Arcadia. You can follow it’s progress on Facebook or Instagram

Finished Monolithic Dome home shell on the south bench of Providence, Utah. The house is named Arcadia. You can follow it’s progress on Facebook or Instagram (Dave South)

Interior looking out the living room windows into the backyard.

Interior looking out the living room windows into the backyard. (Dave South)

Looking from the garage down the length of the whole shell.

Looking from the garage down the length of the whole shell. (Dave South)

The view from the main door.

The view from the main door. (Dave South)

View out the windows on the southwest side of the house.

View out the windows on the southwest side of the house. (Dave South)

Amy, Sam, Tom and Aubrey sizing up the large window in the sun room with its view of the valley and mountains in the west.

Amy, Sam, Tom and Aubrey sizing up the large window in the sun room with its view of the valley and mountains in the west. (Dave South)

Outside in the back yard. The large opening is the main door along with a full length window.

Outside in the back yard. The large opening is the main door along with a full length window. (Dave South)

The back yard will have a covered porch and a view of the mountains to the east.

The back yard will have a covered porch and a view of the mountains to the east. (Dave South)

Aerial view during construction. We just love this shot.

Aerial view during construction. We just love this shot. (Amy South)

Quick sketch of Arcadia wall cross-section. The stemware and eave are formed with plywood and shot in place with concrete. The Airform membrane is attached and inflated. The foam and structural concrete are applied in successive layers.

Quick sketch of Arcadia wall cross-section. The stemware and eave are formed with plywood and shot in place with concrete. The Airform membrane is attached and inflated. The foam and structural concrete are applied in successive layers. (Dave South)