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Superinsulated Geodesic Dome

I built this 46'-8" diameter geodesic dome, covered in copper-colored Reinke aluminum shakes. It has now been sold.

Here's a page about the early stages of the building process.

Solar Collector, Dome, Driveway

Hand-glazed tiles behind the kitchen sink and in the shower:

Kitchen Tiles

Shower Tiles

Double-wall construction minimizes thermal bridging:

Fisheye View of Dome Interior

The dome at dusk:

Dome at Dusk

"Call it the groove factor, call it the hipness quotient... there is a timeless, future-primitive chic to the geodesic that few houses offer. The dome concept appears to be erected on the improbable intersection of hippie culture and the space age."

-- Matt Jones, Independent Online