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How To Build A 24 Foot Geodesic Dome

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A geodesic dome is a portion – typically around half – of a geodesic sphere, which is defined as “an arrangement of triangles that approximates a true sphere”. The video shows a step by step guide to how to build a 24 foot geodesic dome using PVC pipe and Zip Ties. You can also use other materials and more sturdy domes can be constructed using steel, with a fitted canvas cover.

Geodesic domes are regarded as structurally superior to box shaped structures. Being comprised of triangles, they are incredibly stable since the triangle is the only polygon that retains its shape by nature. This gives the dome a unique stability that makes it highly resistant to forces like earthquakes, wind, and even tornadoes.

After the World War II, R. Buckminster Fuller, an American architect, engineer and philosopher, wanted to design an affordable, efficient housing that could be easily built from mass-produced components. Fuller began to work with spherical shapes because they enclose a given space with minimal surface area and from there the first geodesic dome was made.

Nowadays as the push for sustainable living continues, domes offer affordable and smart ways to house humans. When compared with a similar sized rectangular-shaped house, the dome home will have 30 percent less surface area. That means that a third less heat is transferred to and from its surroundings, saving the dome homeowner about 30% percent on their average heating and cooling bill. Since they are extremely efficient, geodesic domes are enjoying the kind of popularity not seen since their prime in the late 1960s.

However, geodesic domes still have their downsides: The shape of a dome makes it hard to follow to code requirements for the placement of sewer vents and chimneys. Also, privacy is not a guarantee because a dome is difficult to partition suitably. Sounds, smells, and even reflected light are likely to be conveyed throughout the entire structure. As with any curved shape, the dome produces wall areas that can be difficult to use and leaves some floor area with limited use due to lack of headroom.

As a result of these challenges, Geodomes have not really taken off as a housing design, though they are out there. However they make excellent temporary structures for camping and events. Ok, here’s the video:

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Shipping containers are all the rage - but if you are thinking about buying one, you MUST watch this video first:

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There's a general belief that if you bury a shipping container you can create an awesome root cellar / storm shelter / survival bunker.

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