Posts Tagged ‘geodesic-dome’

Geodesic Dome Greenhouse

April 18th, 2009 No comments

Within the sacred spokes of a geodesic dome there lies a garden of fresh organic foods, herbs, and spices. Providing food and medicine for you, your friends, family, and animals. Geodesic domes are a perfect design for maintaining ambient temperatures allowing super efficient year-round growing. Domes are very spatial and extremely strong in comparison to traditional square structures.  Scalable to any application from an small herb garden to veggies, berry bushes and citrus trees(dwarf citrus). Aside from being a sustainable producer of food and medicine geodesic dome greenhouses provide Read more…

Gedoesic Domes – Don’t be a square

April 14th, 2009 No comments

Image from Pacific Domes

A geodesic dome (wikipedia) is a spherical or partial-spherical shell structure or lattice shell based on a network of great circles (geodesics) lying on the surface of a sphere. The geodesics intersect to form triangular elements that have local triangular rigidity and also distribute the stress across the entire structure. When completed to form a full sphere, it is known as a geodesic sphere.

Geodesic domes are much stronger and more efficient than conventional square structures. They also promote wellness and positive cymatics because of the sacred geometrical design.

There are many sites out there to order plans and kits to setup a dome for yourself. Domes are typically framed with steel or timber and canvass or plywood for the external shell.

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