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Spherical Dome Calculator rendering

MDI Calculators are useful for quick measurements and even basic design ideas for common dome structures. Common outputs include floor area, perimeter, surface area, volume plus the ability to segment the dome at a specified level. A dynamic drawing of the structure is created along with a scaled overlay to convey size. … read more

The first Monolithic Dome home atop a cliff overlooking the Snake River in Menan, Idaho

Hundreds of Monolithic Dome homes have been built all over the world as beach houses, rental units, multi-story homes, mountain cabins, tiny houses, multi-generational housing, and even underground homes. This list will be continually updated, as it is just a small sampling of the many Monolithic Dome homes families enjoy every day.  … read more

Eye of the Storm home

A Monolithic Dome home is more than concrete and steel. It’s a feeling. A feeling of warmth on a cold winter’s night. A feeling of serenity during a terrible storm. A feeling of beauty as light fills vaulted rooms. Living in a dome changes your expectations of how a house should perform. … read more

Johnson Creek School in Johnson Creek, Wisconsin

News, blog posts, curated content, and feature stories about the world of Monolithic Domes, thin shell structures, and curved architecture. … read more

The Vanguard School in Colorado Springs, Colorado

A sample of the thousands of Monolithic Domes built worldwide plus other concrete domes, thin-shell structures, and notable curved architecture. … read more

Monolithic Dome Homes

Monolithic Domes have been built all over the world for a wide variety of uses ranging from gigantic mega-churches and bulk storages to tiny houses and safe rooms. They have been constructed as schools, performing arts and events centers, industrial complexes, community shelters, churches, apartments, business offices, and more. The Monolithic Dome’s free-span construction, energy efficiency, and disaster resistance make them the ideal structure for any private or public purpose. … read more