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Dome Houses – Awful Library Books

They hope to build a permanent structure with hay bales. The Monolithic Dome Institute in Italy, Texas offers a good selection of books about the subject here: Oh, and we live in NJ. Obviously a dome house is for hippies. I dicovered this book in my parents book collection when i was 10 or so.

Such parts are cheap when made in bulk. You might be surprised at how many people are interested in books like those. It was an amazing house, and domebooj never once leaked — even though we were in the Sierras with heavy domebpok.


Domebook 1 & 2

WeedingGirl, sustainable building topics are actually very current. The rubber connector is a nice part. Although the basic geometry of a dome is simple, what happens to a dome when sunlight heats one side but not the other isn’t. Some of the coolest and most innovative house designs are also the least livable. You can get some domes that are a thin layer of concrete on the outside, then a layer of NASA-type styrofoam for insulation, then gypsum roofing tiles on the inside.

What is the resale value of one of these domes? And you probably dkmebook had the first Domebook. Actually, people are building doebook living in some pretty sophisticated domes and yurts these days.

You dojebook know when a trend will come back! Could you weed that book over to my personal library? Getting the last struts connected, though, might be a pain. Hacker News new comments show ask jobs submit. Some radomes in the Arctic have been surviving winters for years now.

The author read Domebook 1, the hippie dome manifesto. Kahn, who wrote that, now | Hacker News

This doesn’t work as well. This book is DomeBook 2.

Domes made that way hold up very well. My daughter goes to a charter school that focuses on sustainable living.


That was the best they could do? I bought a copy back in the mids, which I still have. I’ve interpreted Kahn’s main objections to be that the dome shape is difficult to efficiently partition for human living.

Free Classic: Domebook 2 By Lloyd Kahn

We must have had DomeBook 1 at some point, but all we have now is DomeBook 2. Domebook 2 Kahn and Pacific Domes Cooler than dome houses.

Six years of development Buckminster Fuller must be so disappointed. Even hippies get tired of living with water dripping onto their heads from thirty feet in the air eventually.

Kahn, who wrote that, now says it was all a big mistake. It should grab tighter as the struts are bent from flat to the dome shape. Maybe you want to update your collection.