Make Your Dome Dreams Come True With These 12 Kit Home Companies

Make Your Dome Dreams Come True With These 12 Kit Home Companies

Buckminster Fuller is credited with inventing the geodesic dome, and designing over 3,000 of the structures the American Institute of Architects signifies as “the strongest, lightest and most efficient means of enclosing space known to man.”
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The geodesic dome is able to cover more space without internal supports than any other enclosure. The larger it is, the lighter and stronger it is proportionally. This design is a breakthrough in shelter, not only in cost-effectiveness, but in ease of construction and energy efficiency. The geometry allows for proper circulation of the ambient air with little energy input. Here are some dome home kit companies we can recommend if you're considering building your own. 

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