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Maybe you want to update your collection. Actually, people are building and living in some pretty sophisticated domes and yurts these days.
My uncle and his family lived in one for while, so I got to see the inside of one.
Some radomes in the Arctic have been surviving winters for years now. Any conventional appliances placed against walls would leave large gaps.
Cooler than dome houses. Kahn, who wrote that, now says it was all a big mistake. Remember the all-glass house from the s? It may not be the best resource, but it sure is fun. Large internal stresses develop, and this cycling from relative expansion tends to cause leaks at joints. Making them leakproof is hard.
Could you weed that book over to my personal library? Making them leakproof without tight tolerances is very hard. Getting the last struts connected, though, might be a pain. Obviously a dome house is for hippies. This doesn’t work as well.
Domebook 1 & 2
What is the resale value of one of these domes? But yeah, the book is a weeder since most domebok construction is built to be more permanent. I really wonder if if they ever moved in or are living in it now…. Hacker News new comments show ask jobs submit. I dicovered this book in my parents book collection when i was 10 or so. Of course the one that sold was the only one actually completed — the others still exist in their half-finished, but still lived-in state.
Windows presented even worse problems.
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The Monolithic Dome Institute in Italy, Texas offers a good selection of books about the subject here: They were popular in my neck of the woods in the 70s and 80s concept homes in general were. Every kid dreams of a world where they live in a dome.
Such parts are cheap when made in bulk. You never know when a trend will come back! It was an amazing house, and it never once leaked — domebopk though we were in the Sierras with heavy snowfall.
I thought it was just about the greatest thing I had ever seen. Animats on Domebok 27, parent favorite on: Buckminster Fuller must be so disappointed. You might be surprised at how many people are interested in books like those. You could put some plumbing and electrical back there, but it would still be inefficient use of space. A more subtle problem was discovered later. All three are still occupied — one has been sold multiple times. It leaked constantly, and was difficult to maintain.
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The hippie dome movement, as led by Kahn, encouraged do-it-yourself dome making from “natural” or even found materials. That said, I’m constantly looking at this problem because I feel that there must be some important concepts that could be derived from geodesics without the dome aspect. WeedingGirl, sustainable building topics are actually very current.
Six years of development Even hippies get tired of living with water dripping onto their heads from thirty feet in the air eventually.
The author read Domebook 1, the hippie dome manifesto. We must have had DomeBook 1 at some point, but all we have now is DomeBook 2. That, and the fact that conventional house designs are effective with natural and found materials, and you have geodesics beat.
And you probably never had the first Domebook. This is a classic! Domebook 2 Kahn and Pacific Domes My dad sold and built geodesic domes and we lived in one from the time I was 8 to when I graduated from high school.
The rubber connector is a nice part. Hard to mistake them for Stacy and Clint! The best solution the hippie movement ever achieved was to nail shingles over the whole dome. And check out that font used for the title and headings! It should grab tighter as the struts are bent from flat to the dome shape. This book is DomeBook 2.