Frameless Geodesic Dome. What is it?
It’s a frameless geodesic dome designed to be easy to fabricate and build. It is 18 feet wide at the widest point and about 13 feet tall. It feels very spacious for it’s 209 square foot floor. The dome shell is built out of 3/16” corrugated plastic and 3/4” blueboard foam insulation. Colorado Living Dome. EcoShell Construction: Domes for the World. Tiny Earthen Home Dome. Project led by: Jeffrey Location: Aprovecho, Cottage Grove, OR Date: September 2011 – April 2012 Reclaimed timber ceiling feature, surrounded by earthen plaster The project began with an idea: by reducing the size of a house, we actually increase the space we live in.
Having a smaller home forces us outside and into nature. My aim was to make a well built cabin cheaply; using material destined for the landfill as much as possible.I feel that much of the western world has become a ‘throw-away’ society. No longer do we repair our belongings when they wear out or break, but instead we thrown them away and buy new ones. I wanted the cabin to be small, with room enough for only a bed, desk and small wood stove for winter heat. I decided on the geodesic dome as the shape for my cabin. To begin the project I constructed a nine-foot, ten sided deck using wood salvaged from a torn down shed and concrete pier blocks that were found on site.
Mushroom Dome Cabin. Tiny cabin with geodesic dome roof in Aptos, CA.
Photos by Morgan. Stay in it here. #3 How to Build a Geodesic Strawbale Dome - Laying the Foundation. #2 How to Build a Geodesic Strawbale Dome - Site preparation. The Monolithic Dome. Monolithic Domes are constructed following a method that requires a tough, inflatable Airform, steel-reinforced concrete and a polyurethane foam insulation.
Each of these ingredients is used in a technologically specific way. Our domes can be designed to fit any architectural need: homes, cabins, churches, schools, gymnasiums, arenas and stadiums, bulk storages, landlord dwellings and various other privately or publicly owned facilities. Monolithic Domes meet FEMA standards for providing near-absolute protection and have a proven ability to survive tornadoes, hurricanes, earthquakes, most manmade disasters, fire, termites and rot. They are cost-efficient, earth-friendly, extremely durable and easily maintained. Most importantly, a Monolithic Dome uses about 50% less energy for heating and cooling than a same-size, conventionally constructed building. Monolithic Domes are neither restricted by climate nor by site location.
Monolithic Homes. When it comes to homes, Monolithic does not believe in one size or one style fits all.
Your Monolithic Dome home can be everything you need and everything you want in the home of your dreams. It can be small and cozy or spacious and luxurious; one-storied or multistoried; at ground level, totally underground or earth-bermed; built in virtually any location and environment. Flexibility is the key idea behind our home designs. The interior of your Monolithic Dome home can be partitioned into rooms or areas that fit your needs and wants. Moreover, that inside space can include just about anything — indoor swimming pool or sauna, game or exercise room, theater, separate apartment, office, home-based business, home-based school, etc. How to Build a Monolithic Dome. Monolithic Domes are constructed following a patented method that requires a tough, inflatable Airform, steel-reinforced concrete and a polyurethane foam insulation.
Each of these ingredients is used in a technologically specific way. Step One: The Monolithic Dome starts as a concrete ring foundation, reinforced with steel rebar. Vertical steel bars embedded in the ring later attached to the steel reinforcing of the dome itself. Small domes may use an integrated floor/ring foundation. Step Two: An Airform – fabricated to the proper shape and size – is placed on the ring base. Step Three: Polyurethane foam is applied to the interior surface of the Airform. Eco-Dome: Moon Cocoon - Cal-Earth Building Designs. The Eco-Dome is a small home design of approximately 400 square feet (40 sq. meters) interior space.
It consists of a large central dome, surrounded by four smaller niches and a wind-scoop, in a clover leaf pattern. Learning and building an Eco-Dome is the next stage after building a small emergency shelter and provides hands-on learning experience in the essential aspects of Superadobe construction. It's small size of approximately 400 square feet (interior space), makes it a manageable structure for the first time owner builder.
The finished "very small house" is self-contained and can become a small guest house, studio apartment, or be the first step in a clustered design for community use in an Eco-Village of vaults and domes. Built from local earth-filled Superadobe coils (earth stabilized with cement or lime).Tree free.Maximum use of space through alternative options. #1 How to Build a Geodesic Strawbale Dome - dome manufacture. #8 How to Build a Geodesic Strawbale Dome - The Eves. #7 How to Build a Geodesic Strawbale Dome - The Interior. #6 How to Build a Geodesic Strawbale Dome - The Entrance. #5 How to Build a Geodesic Strawbale Dome - Placing the Bales.
#4 How to Build a Geodesic Strawbale Dome - Floor Base. How To Build A Geodesic Dome- Step 1/6. Sustainable Domes - Geodesic Dome - Aquaponics Domes. Cardboard Dome - Assembly: How to Assemble a Geodesic Cardboard Domes out on the Playa or Elsewhere. 100' Geodesic Dome for Aquaponics. The bigger a dome gets, the better it's energy efficiency. Thank you for viewing my entry. I will post Instructables for all of the different aspects of the project as we complete them. When I am asked about building an aquaponics center that has an area of almost 8,000 square feet, I always have the same answer. With domes, bigger is better. There are several reasons. In "Critical Path," under Geodesic Dome efficiency, Buckminster Fuller says: "Every time the linear dimension of a symmetrical structure is doubled (ie. 1 -> 2) the surface area of the enclosure increases at a two to the second-power rate (i.e., 2^2).
With a 100' diameter dome, we will have almost 8,000 square feet to set up our aquaponics system. Couple that with it being twice as hard to heat and cool, and you may begin to see the picture. The prize money rounded to $100 (with tax:) 1760 6ft. 2x6's - $2800 616 Hubs - $25,000 *note* I edited this up from $5,000 as I got the quote back after contest closed 8,000 sq ft. Domerama. Green eco-friendly custom homes and interiors by Solaleya. Designer Patrick Marsilli proposes a revolutionary solar structure Passive solar energy: Rotate your house away from the sun in summer to cool down and towards the sun in winter to warm up (on demand or automated rotation system).
Optional Integrated solar panels to store energy as well as several possible ecological options for better energy efficiency. Structural strength: Golden Ratio Calculator. Build your own Bamboo Domes. This is page 95 of "Domebook Two", a book that was published in the 70's and is very hard to find.
It was written by Pacific Domes (not the same as Pacific Domes), and I was able to find it at the local library. Bamboo grows fast, is free material for a dome framework. It might be possible to suspend a tent skin or mosquito netting inside, or pull a stretch cloth over the outside and shoot foam. Tools: a pocket knife and string. The following instructions were prepared by R. Build a homemade geodesic dome. A Geodesic Dome Some years ago I built a geodesic dome out of ½ inch galvanized steel electrical conduit, to serve as an aviary for chickens and small parrots.
I wrote a computer program to calculate the proper lengths of steel tubing, and draw the diagram shown below: The dome is made from three different lengths of tubing. I used colored stickers on the tubes to mark the different lengths -- red for the long ones, violet for the medium lengths, and green for the short ones. Conduit Dome Tips. Conduit, or EMT seems to be the material of choice for domes at Burning Man. Conduit is easy to work with, relatively inexpensive, and plated so painting isn't necessary. This page will provide tips for making conduit framed domes.
Dome Inc. ~ Geodesic Dome Home Builders - dome homes, dome houses, geodesic dome home plans, geodesic dome home kits, etc. Geodesic Dome. How to make a Geodesic dome / Geo dome / Bio dome. Low cost geodesic dome greenhouse kit. SimplyDifferently.org: Geodesic Dome. The Dome Calculator. Dome Formulas. Dan's dome homepage. One of the tricky things is to get all the paperwork & contractors organized so things happen in the proper sequence. The easy (and more expensive) way to go about this is to simply hire a builder to take care of everything for you, or you can act as your own general contractor and hire all the workers yourself, or, if you're handy and have a LOT of free time, you can do all the work yourself. I opted to go the second route, and save only the dome construction and a few other easy tasks for myself.
We were lucky in that we already knew, and trusted, just about everyone else we needed to finish the job. Natural Spaces Domes. COCOON TREE - dormir dans les arbres. Geodesic Dome. Ekološka hiša Naomi Campbell bi prestala konec sveta. Luis de Garrido. Luis de Garrido Talavera (born 13 November 1967) is a Spanish architect. Luis de Garrido works with sustainable architecture in Spain. During recent years he has only accepted projects where very strict (chanta) ecological, health and environmental criteria are always respected.
Biography Luis de Garrido studied architecture in the PUV Polytechnic University of Valencia where he graduated with a doctorate. He also completed a masters degree in Urban Design at the (Polytechnic University of Catalonia). During this time he taught a large range of subjects at the information technology faculty at the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV), the information technology faculty at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC), in the school of telecommunications. He has also worked as a visiting professor at the School of Architecture, Edinburgh, Scotland. Currently, Luis de Garrido directs an architectural firm en Valencia, Spain where is designs sustainable architecture. Sustainable Domes - Geodesic Dome - Aquaponics Domes. Tensile structure. Most tensile structures are supported by some form of compression or bending elements, such as masts (as in The O2, formerly the Millennium Dome), compression rings or beams.
A tensile membrane structure is most often used as a roof, as they can economically and attractively span large distances. Vector Foiltec - The specialist ETFE Contractors. Eco-Dome: Moon Cocoon. Green Society Association. InterShelter Domes. Eco dome (jordan) ^^.... Hurricane indestrucible Foam Domes. Eco-dome. Eco-Dome - download it at calearth.org. Geodesic Dome. Sustainable Domes - Geodesic Dome - Aquaponics Domes. How To Build A Geodesic Dome- Step 1/6. Cardboard Dome - Assembly: How to Assemble a Geodesic Cardboard Domes out on the Playa or Elsewhere.
#1 How to Build a Geodesic Strawbale Dome - dome manufacture. #2 How to Build a Geodesic Strawbale Dome - Site preparation. #3 How to Build a Geodesic Strawbale Dome - Laying the Foundation. #4 How to Build a Geodesic Strawbale Dome - Floor Base. #5 How to Build a Geodesic Strawbale Dome - Placing the Bales. #6 How to Build a Geodesic Strawbale Dome - The Entrance. #7 How to Build a Geodesic Strawbale Dome - The Interior.
#8 How to Build a Geodesic Strawbale Dome - The Eves. Dome Inc. ~ Geodesic Dome Home Builders - dome homes, dome houses, geodesic dome home plans, geodesic dome home kits, etc. A DIY Geodesic Dome Greenhouse - A DIY Geodesic Dome Greenhouse Project. Introduction In early 2011, I built a geodesic dome greenhouse in my garden in Norfolk. I recorded the process of designing and building it in a diary-style as I went along, as much for my own record as for publication to others. Now (May 2011) I notice that the blog is getting a trickle of hits, a few each day, so I'm adding this introduction. I will also add a section at the end about the greenhouse costs.
The greenhouse is starting to fill with plants, and we have neen eating radishes and salad leaves. Feel free to leave a comment. 18th January 2011 The beginning: One of the first things to say is this: if you want to find out about building one of these structures, you really should look elsewhere. So: here's the site: The picture shows a 6-metre circle on the grass which is the proposed greenhouse size. Meanwhile, indoors, I have started making the hubs - the connection points for all the struts that make up the dome.
This is a cutting jig for slicing the pipe up 2 inches at a time. 100' Geodesic Dome for Aquaponics. Domerama. UDOMIA Geodesic Dome 4V Mondholz Oskar Maus Festivall 12. How to Build A Geodesic Dome : Create The Parts Needed To Make One. How to Build a Dome. INTERSHELTER DOMES. April 9, 2014.