Modular Home Plans, Pre-fab Home Building Kits

GEODESIC DOMES - AN ADVANCED HOUSING TECHNOLOGY

Housing technology has changed very little since framing replaced the log cabin. Modifications have been made to improve efficiency and strength, but they have also increased cost. We applied some American ingenuity to the geodesic dome home, designed a unique component home building system utilizing advanced home construction technology, and developed a superior modular home plan.


DOME HOME CONSTRUCTION IS SIMPLER THAN CONVENTIONAL HOUSING

An American Ingenuity dome is purchased as a shell kit. Purchasers without prior construction experience can build their own dome, or we can refer you to an independent subcontractor who can assemble the dome shell using local laborers. The simplified building process of our manufactured home consists of placing a row of panels, overlapping and interlocking the steel mesh from adjacent panels, and filling the seams with a specially formulated concrete.

Dome Homes

Concrete Geodesic Dome Homes

CONCRETE DOMES HAVE EXCEPTIONAL STRENGTH

The dome shape has an inherent strength that exceeds all other home designs, as proven by noted architect Buckminster Fuller. Our reinforced concrete dome home shells are virtually indestructible, able to withstand enormous wind and snow loads, and fully capable of supporting earth berming. As home manufacturers, we are absolutely confident in our domes, and we offer a structural guarantee that they will withstand natural disasters such as hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, and falling trees.


DOMES ARE EXTREMELY ENERGY EFFICIENT

Reduced surface area, uninterrupted insulation, lower air infiltration, and expanded polystyrene (EPS) insulation four times thicker than that used in refrigerators provide savings in heating and air conditioning cost that often exceed 50%. The model pictured at right received the Florida Home Builders Association's Aurora Award for Residential Energy Efficiency and the Grand Award for The Most Energy Efficient Home in the Southeast, and it was featured on the cover of Popular Science magazine. All of our concrete dome models have received the EPA's Energy Star rating.

Energy Efficient Housing

Energy Efficient

Aurora Award
F.H.B.A's
Aurora Award


Modular Home Plans

DOME INTERIORS - MODERN AND SPACIOUS

High vaulted ceilings are a natural for domes. The strength of the dome is sufficient to suspend the second floor, completely eliminating the need for load bearing walls and allowing for large open floor areas. Floor plan designs become much more interesting and practical when you break away from square rooms. Single domes range from 500 to over 5,000 square feet. You can also link domes together, or add a garage or screen dome.


OUR MODULAR FLOOR PLANS HAVE GREAT FLEXIBILITY

Your dome shell kit can contain standard entryways, high profile entryways, garage entryways, first floor or second floor window dormers, skylights, or a cupola. A patio or screen dome will add a new dimension to your home. A second floor entryway can also function as a balcony, which provides a romantic seating area or extra personal space. Our domes are well suited for mountain homes, retirement homes, beach houses, coastal homes, and vacation homes.

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