This article allows you to review the approximate finished costs on eight size dome kits for you to determine which size dome fits your budget.  If a 40′ finished dome is beyond your means, consider purchasing & finishing a smaller size dome kit with link and add on another dome later. This way you are living on your property in a strong, energy efficient, fire resistant dome saving money monthly on your utility bills.  Please note the 15′ and 18′ domes are not included.  To view pricing for the 15′ & 18′, click on Small Kits. 

The finished price per sq. ft. a home can be built for is dependent upon house square footage size, finishings, state (location within the state) and whether the dome is built by a local Contractor/Builder or is Owner Built.  Every area varies on what the finished cost per sq.ft. is because labor costs, site development costs and building code requirements vary by area.

The dome kit includes all the prefabricated panels to assemble the dome shell and panels for one entryway.^^^ To learn about panel composition, click on Composition. Your floor plan selection determines the type & number of additional entryways and dormers.  To learn about entryways and dormers, click on Building Options.   To view stock plans for each size dome kit, click on Stock Plans. To view the Plans Sale Price and the Dome Kit Sale Price for each stock plan click on  Stock Plans & Kit Sale Prices   Once your building plan design is finished Ai  will know the exact type and number of entryways and dormers and Parts List items needed for your dome kit. At that time a Dome Building Kit Order Form will be completed listing the items and their pricing.  To view charts of three dome kits recently shipped by Ai, click on Actual Kits.  Meantime to view estimated pricing for the eight dome kit sizes & items which can be purchased from Ai and charts listing estimated finished costs, please view the charts below.  To view a description of  what Parts List Items are included in the kit and which Parts List Items can be purchased from Ai, click on Order Form Description.   

Below are four charts: 

  1. Chart listing items which can be purchased from American Ingenuity (Ai).
  2. Chart listing approx. finished cost if the dome kit is assembled & finished by an Owner Builder.
  3. Chart listing approx. finished cost if the dome kit is assembled & finished by your local Contractor. If wanted an independent Kit Assembly Consultant can be hired to supervise the contractor’s crew.
  4. Chart giving approx. cash down payment amounts for Financing; based on finished costs.  And Free Financing Booklet link.

Estimated Pricing For Items Which Can Be Purchased From Ai

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Approx. Finished Cost When Dome Built By Owner Builder 


Approx. Finished Cost When Dome Built By Contractor



Free Web Site To Calculate Home Finished Costs For Your Area

To view information on a free web site where you can look up finishing costs for a conventional home in your state and area, click on Calculating Square Footage Costs. This article also includes  a Construction Cost Estimate Report from building-cost  for a 1200 sq.ft. home in Melbourne, Florida.


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To view American Ingenuity’s free Financing Booklet which gives name of a Lender and creative ways to finance the dome, please click on Booklet.


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