smfitz@excite.com

Dome Homes

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On 12/19/2017 at 8:49 AM, smfitz@excite.com said:

Would you have any objection to using a monolithic Dome Home...?

I would like all to comment please.

This is pretty amazing looking. When I think of dome homes, the geodesic design pops into my head. I've seen some that made nice cabins, but nothing truly elegant. But this place looks fantastic. It's the first time I've seen something like this and thought, "Yeah, I could live in something like that".

We love spending time out on our patio. It would be interesting coming up with a design that would offer a large patio area and maintain the same lines and elegance, or at least not detract from the feel of the place.

Of course, first line of construction here is whether it will handle the earthquakes. I'd be interested in learning more about how they compare to reinforced stick frame and typical reinforced concrete like what is prevalent in construction here already.

Very nice. Thanks for the share and provoking thought.

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