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DOMES ARE DOUBLE CURVATURE SHELLS WHICH CAN BE ROTATIONAL AND ARE FORMED BY A CURVED LINE ROTATING AROUND A VERTICAL AXIS OR THEY CAN BE TRANSLATIONAL DOMES WHICH ARE FORMED BY A CURVED LINE MOVING OVER ANOTHER CURVED LINE.

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DOMES PENDETIVE DOMES ARE FORMED BY INSCRIBING WITHIN THE BASE CIRCLE A POLYGON AND CUTIN VERTICAL PLANES THROUGH THE TRUE HEMISPHERICAL DOME. .

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stores. shops. churches. •Heating and cooling a dome typically costs 1/4 to 1/2 less than a conventional building the same size. •This cost savings has to do with how the dome is constructed. convention halls. ENERGY EFFICIENT •Insulated concrete domes offer superb energy efficiency.DOMES ARCHITECTURAL RELEVANCE The concrete dome's free span construction imparts the ultimate flexibility for architectural design. stadiums. gym or gymnasiums. schools. and warehouses. . It is ideally suited for large-scale structures such as auditoriums. arenas. athletic facilities. including freezer operations.

as it allows winds to pass around it. •Where seismic events are a concern.DOMES LOW MAINTENANCE •Most of the materials used to construct a dome are non-flammable and safe enough in some architectural structures to be approved for construction without the installation of a fire sprinkler system. • A Monolithic Dome is easily able to withstand winds of 150 MPH. •Leaks are rare compared to conventional dome structures and are easily repaired. •These safe and durable structures are a good choice for all types of architectural needs. •Most conventional structures are unable to endure the forces of a hurricane or tornado. SAFETY •Because of the Monolithic Dome's inherent strength. •Low maintenance is also a quality of a Monolithic Dome. eliminating serious pressure build up. . •Snow and water inflict relatively little stress on the exterior of a dome since its' shape sheds water quickly. The Monolithic dome has proven its strength and durability. they are able to withstand the forces of nature with no structural damage. domes are a choice to be recognized.

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DOMES FOUNDATION CONCRETING RING FOUNDATION VERTICAL STEEL BARS EMBEDDED IN THE RING AIR FORM WITH BLOWER FANS AIR FORM PLACED ON THE RING BASE AIR FORM CREATE THE SHAPE OF THE STRUCTURE .

DOMES STEEL REINFORCEMENT BEING PLACED CONCRETING OF THE DOME CONCRETING OF THE DOME FINISHED CONCRETE DOME .

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