This dome is extremely simple and versatile. It has the fewest parts and
is the easiest to assemble. It can be a greenhouse, a workshop or a house.
Shown here is a wooden frame designed to use 2X6 and standard plywood covering
with as little waste as possible. At a nominal diameter of 26 feet, it
can be pre-fabricated with simple hand tools and assembled by hand without
As a cold climate house with basement and ten sided first story, it gives
up to 800 square feet of floor area. It's low surface to volume ratio makes
it very economical to heat or cool.
Inside partitioning, second floor, staircase and accessories such as doors,
windows and exterior deck are installed using standard building practice.
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the exclusive property of Guy Massicotte.
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© Guy Massicotte, jan. 1997