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Floor Plans by Series

Right now, Monolithic offers 18 different Series of floor plans. Each Series offers something special. For example, the Io Series features efficiency floor plans, while the Orion Series has straight walls and the Ganymede Series presents dream homes with double-domes.

Floor Plans by square footage

Choosing the wrong square footage can turn a dream home into a nightmare. So in addition to presenting our floor plans by number of bedrooms, we did a cataloging based on square footage. In this section, Monolithic’s floor plans fall into four categories defined by their square footage.

Monolithic Floor Plans

For your dream dome-home, our library includes floor plans in a wide variety of sizes and shapes. That size-range includes small, cozy cottages, as well as spacious and spectacular castle-like domains and everything in between. But while sizes and shapes may vary, the benefits of a Monolithic Dome home remain constant. In addition to long-range savings, our very green Monolithic Domes provide energy-efficiency, disaster protection and more. This website has tools and hundreds of articles related to dome design. In addition, our staff includes professionals with experience and expertise that can help you design the exact floor plan you want and need.

Residential Plan and Design

Want to read the suggestions and ideas of architects and designers who have successfully planned many Monolithic Dome homes? Want to see their designs? Or, are you more interested in what engineers have to say about Monolithic Dome homes? Do you have questions about the heating or air conditioning of a Monolithic Dome home? If you’re concerned about anything related to the planning and design of a Monolithic Dome home, you will probably find the answer you need in this section. Besides articles by experts and Monolithic Dome owners and/or administrators, it contains tools, such as Google’s “SketchUp,” for planning a dome, floor plans and photographs. And new information is frequently added.

Can I build a second floor?

Yes, but carefully consider your options. In a Monolithic Dome a second floor will probably not save any money. A series of low-profile domes connected together and using only one floor can have the same floor area at a similar cost. A second floor may be appropriate because of the cost of land or the purpose of the building, or you may simply prefer a multi-story building.

Floor Plans by number of bedrooms

One of the first factors many home planners think about is how many bedrooms they need/want in their dream dome-home. We’ve simplified this process by organizing our designs based on the number of bedrooms each includes. That floor plan cataloging ranges from one bedroom to six bedroom and more.

Considering a Second Floor?

Under Construction — Second floor and staircase during construction stage in the home of Gary Clark in Italy, Texas.

A second floor can be designed in a Monolithic Dome home. But we suggest you consider some important factors when deciding whether or not to put in a second floor in your Monolithic Dome home.

Floor Plans: multi level dome home designs

Monolithic Dome homes can be designed and constructed with more than one level. This section displays those plans and includes number of bedrooms and square footage of each.

“Miranda” Series

The Miranda Series consists of floor plans that are 45 to 49 feet in diameter. Floor plan options include two-, three-, four-bedroom and multi-level designs.

Epoxy Floors

Garage floor — A properly installed epoxy floor can beautify a garage and enhance the value of a house.

Epoxy coatings are a simple way to improve the appearance and maintenance of a garage floor.

“Rigel” Series

The Rigel Series of floor plans is also 50 to 59 feet in diameter. They are two-story cousins of the Callisto Series. These multi-level floor plans feature from one to six bedrooms.

“Io” Series

The Io Series of floor plans includes our small studio domes that range from 20 to 29 feet in diameter. These floor plans are designed as efficiency, one-bedroom and two-bedroom dwellings.

Plans for Haiti

The drawings here represent proposed plans for the rebuilding of Haiti. Monolithic is doing everything it can to make this happen for this struggling country.

The Oberon

The Oberon, named for one of the moons of Uranus, is an 804-square-foot home. The flexibility of this size dome has resulted in several floor plan layouts created by our design department.

“Ganymede” Series

The Ganymede Series is a collection of floor plans with double-domes, connected by a conventional hallway.

Monolithic Dome Entertainment Centre Planned for Palm Springs, CA

Super Sound Stage 1

A one-of-a-kind, ultra-green Digital Studio and Entertainment Centre is planned for a five-acre site in Palm Springs, at Cathedral City, California. In this desert location, Monolithic Domes are the ideal “green” construction to oppose the severe desert conditions of extreme summer heat, the intense desert winds and earthquakes.

“Hyperion” Series

The Hyperion Series consists of a triple-dome layout that features extending “saddles” between each of the domes. These saddles give the transition between domes a smooth, elongated look. Hyperion floor plans range from 1,600 to 4,000 sf and feature one-, two-, three-, four-, five-bedroom designs and a multi-level floor plan.

Commercial Plan and Design

If you’re concerned about anything related to the planning and design of a Monolithic Dome school church, gym, etc. you will probably find the answer you need in this section. Besides articles by experts and Monolithic Dome owners and/or administrators, it contains tools, such as Googles’s “SketchUp,” for planning a dome and photographs. And new information is frequently added.

Domes and Uses: A Collection of Domes and their Many Uses

Sample pages – Cover

Domes & Uses, both as an Ebook and as a printed text, has nine, information-packed sections that cover virtually everything related to Monolithic Domes. This book’s articles and data are supplemented with photographs, drawings, sketches and floor plans. 

Io-16.5

Io-16.5 — A “President’s Choice”

Plan Number: DL1601
Floor Area: 214 square feet
Diameter: 16.5’
Efficiency
1 Bath

Io-20

Io-20 — A “President’s Choice”

Plan Number: DL2001
Floor Area: 314 square feet
Diameter: 20’
Efficiency
1 Bath

Robert Bissett’s New Design Book

Authored by architectural designer and artist Robert Bissett, this book takes the reader through all the stages required to produce a functional and attractive set of working drawings. The prospective home owner will learn how to start with a pencil-drawn floor plan, build a 3D computer model and produce and publish a complete set of house plans.

Miranda

Miranda — A “President’s Choice”

Plan Number: DL4501
Floor Area: 1,509 square feet
Diameter: 45’
3 Bedroom
2 Bath

Oberon II

Oberon II — A “President’s Choice”

Plan Number: DL3201
Floor Area: 804 square feet
Diameter: 32’
2 Bedroom
1 Bath

Oberon III

Oberon III — A “President’s Choice”

Plan Number: DL3202
Floor Area: 804 square feet
Diameter: 32’
2 Bedroom
1 Bath

Ariel II

Ariel II — A “President’s Choice”

Plan Number: DL3601
Floor Area: 1,017 square feet
Diameter: 36’
3 Bedroom
2 Bath

Callisto I

Callisto I — “A President’s Choice”

Plan Number: DL5001
Floor Area: 1,964 square feet
Diameter: 50’
4 Bedrooms
2 Baths

Io-24

Io-24 — A “President’s Choice”

Plan Number: DL2401
Floor Area: 452 square feet
Diameter: 24’
1 Bedroom
1 Bath

Io-30

Io-30 — A “President’s Choice”

Plan Number: DL3001
Floor Area: 707 square feet
Diameter: 30’
2 Bedroom
1 Bath

“Luna” Series

The Luna Series of floor plans is 33 to 35 feet in diameter and features one-, two- and three-bedroom options.