Directory of companies that build, manufacture, design, and support the Monolithic Dome, related structures, and other curved architecture. … read more

Inflated Airform
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Interior construction is underway for Dave & Mary Spellings’ Monolithic Dome home — the Palapa Pineapple — in Belize. Dave Spellings said he got the idea about 25 years ago when he visited Ivan Sheinbaum’s Xanadu Resort on Ambergris Caye in Belize. “I wanted a smaller, more unique shape, with one room on top of the other. I squeezed the dome into the shape it’s in.” … read more

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Diagram of air-formed tunnel

A cut-and-cover underground tunnel is built by excavating a trench, building the tunnel structure, and backfilling soil around and over the tunnel. Using a tube-like Airform and spray-in-place concrete, a tunnel can be formed with less labor and overall cost. … read more

Dave South is the publisher of the Monolithic Dome Institute. … read more

David B. South is the co-inventor and father of the Monolithic Dome. … read more

Outside of Anthony N. Fusco Sr. Athletic Center
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Located in Wilmington, Delaware, the Delaware Military Academy is home to the first Monolithic Dome of its kind in the Mid Atlantic United States. With over 500 young cadets attending the school, the dome has opened up new opportunities for the cadets. The administration of the academy has expressed gratitude for the many benefits of a Monolithic Dome, and the cooperation and generosity of those involved to make the project completion possible. … read more

Exterior of the Anthony N. Fusco, Sr. Athletic Center

The Anthony N. Fusco, Sr. Athletic & Academic Center is a beautiful additon to the Delaware Military Academy’s campus. School administration at the Academy saw a need for the students to have more space for athletic and academic activities, and decided a dome gymnasium could provide this extra space. The collaboration of a few different companies was able to produce the new facility for the young cadets to utilize. … read more

State park tornado shelter

The Delaware State Park Tornado Shelter is a FEMA P-361 rated Monolithic Dome safe room. It provides near-absolute protection during tornadoes and other severe weather events at the park. When warning sirens sound, a wireless signal unlocks the door. Up to 856 campers and park-goers can shelter inside. … read more

Directory of companies and people involved in designing, producing, constructing, and supporting the Monolithic Dome, curved architecture, and related industries. … read more

Aerial view of dome home

There is a 29-foot (8.8 m) salt-water swimming pool and a three-person hot tub in the living room of this incredible monolithic dome home. Chris Barnes, a former aeronautical engineer who had worked for Howard Hughes, originally constructed the home in 1982 as his own residence. The swimming pool and hot tub use salt-water and a premium, non-chlorine, filtration system to avoid the swimming pool “smell” in the house. … read more

Dome Living Ebook

Dome Living is a comprehensive planning guide. It includes invaluable know-how for anyone planning a Monolithic Dome home — no matter what style, size, or location.

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Aerial view of Drummond Public Schools Gymnasium

The multi-purpose Monolithic Dome at Drummond Public Schools serves as a gymnasium, auditorium, classroom, and FEMA rated safe-room. The K-12 school completed the 123-foot (35.5 m) diameter by 39-foot (12 m) tall structure in 2016. … read more

Inflated Airform membrane

The Elkhart Ammonium Nitrate Storage is a Monolithic Dome storage built at the El Dorado Agricultural Products retail facility in Elkhart, Texas. It stores 20,000 tons (18 kt) of granular ammonium nitrate in a 115-foot (35 m) diameter hemisphere on a 36-foot (11 m) integrated stem-wall. The overall height is 92.5-feet (28 m), making it the tallest building in Elkhart. … read more