Claddagh Dome—A Monolithic Dome Home

Claddagh Dome and Little Dog.

Claddagh Dome is flanked on the left by a covered walkway made out of a shipping container which leads to another shipping container converted into a standalone studio. To the right is the garage.

Christine Spurgeon / Monolithic Commons / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Claddagh Dome is a Monolithic Dome home built by the original owners, Jim and Chrsitine Spurgeon of Azle, Texas. Completed 25 years ago, the dome roof has since been renovated with a uniquely attractive pattern of metal cladding.The dome and attached converted shipping containers enclose about 3200 square feet (295 m²) of living space. Many custom elements are found in the home which was a labor of love for the two do-it-yourself enthusiasts who constructed it.

The Monolithic Dome is an oblate elipse, 40 feet (42 m) in diameter, on an 8 foot stemwall The home has 4-bedrooms, a bonus room, 2-and-a-half-baths and a studio with a half bath along with several outbuildings, The location of Claddagh Dome is special. It is found in a suburban area with a rural feel just 14 miles from the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.

A Beautiful Kitchen.

The beautiful and warm kichen has a coffee bar and dining area on the left and an extra large fridge and prep counter to the right.

Christine Spurgeon / Monolithic Commons / CC BY-SA 4.0

A Great Place For Family.

The great room combines a place for the family to gather and relax, a dining area, and a kitchen.

Christine Spurgeon / Monolithic Commons / CC BY-SA 4.0

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