Archive - 2014

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Energy efficient homes
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Hurricane resistant homes
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Building a geodesic dome
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Geodesic dome construction
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Geodesic domes and stratodesic domes as residential buildings: comparative analysis

Energy efficient homes

Winter is coming soon and the topic of warm houses becomes relevant again. In this article I will go over the basics of building energy efficient homes. Energy efficient homes are considered the homes that can effectively keep the heat inside the house for a long time and with minimal losses. In practice this means[…]

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Hurricane resistant homes

The problem with hurricanes today is relevant for most parts of our planet. Hurricane resistant homes, for a layman, seem at first glance to be financially inaccessible luxury, but they are really not. Let’s examine this issue in detail. Traditional homes have a number of disadvantages related to their classic rectangular shape. Yes, it is[…]

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Building a geodesic dome

So are you thinking about building a geodesic dome? Or are you just interested in this topic? I will try to briefly outline the process of building a geodesic dome. For the construction of a geodesic dome, first of all you need patience, enthusiasm, confidence in yourself and your friends (who will help or try[…]

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Geodesic dome construction

What is Geodesic Dome Construction? Geodesic dome construction as a residential building looks like a hemisphere that is standing on the ground on its flat base. Geodesic dome construction was invented and patented by the American architect Fuller after the World War II. After the war, people especially needed quick and low-cost housing options, and[…]

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Geodesic domes and stratodesic domes as residential buildings: comparative analysis

Dome houses have become trendy and those wishing to acquire them face a choice. Which type of dome is better? Let’s try and figure it out. Similarities between stratodesic and geodesic domes First of all, they are both “dome” houses that in shape are close to a hemisphere. Secondly, both technologies have a frame. As[…]

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