All About Dome Life in a 36-ft. Dome Home

Dome Home Kits Manufactured by Pacific Domes-USA

What’s dome life like in a 36-ft. dome home? You’ve come to the right place to learn more about one of the larger dome home sizes – the expansive 36-ft. dome.  

The 36-ft. prefab dome home is popular among many off-grid dome dwellers. With a 20-ft. high ceiling, there’s plenty of overhead space to add a 2-story upper level. This size offers unlimited interior design possibilities. – as  well as, deck plans for extending outdoor living space with upper or lower decks.

dome frame with loft structure

About Dome Life Design

First, let’s begin by introducing you to the unique Zen-like qualities of dome life design. A dome’s architecture is beneficial to one’s overall sense of tranquility and wellness. Why is this? Because the harmonic architecture of domes is based on the ancient science of Sacred Geometry.

Exploring the energetic qualities of domes enables one to recognize that each dome size produces a resonant field that’s unique to that structure. The resonant field of a 36-ft. dome home creates an environment that supports the balanced attributes of the heart – especially, when it comes to supporting the energies of discernment that stem from living in the higher love-based frequencies.

36-ft. Dome Specifications

36-ft. Dome Home Overhead Diagram

Below is the ecoliving 36-ft. Dome Home Specifications chart – which, can be customized to your specifications.

Specifications: 36-ft./ 11m Dome

Floor Area: 1018 sq. ft. / 94.5 sq. meters
Ceiling height: 20-ft. / 6 meters
Approx. dome weight: 2,332 lbs. / 1,058 kg.
Frame pkg:  66″x 42″x 36″ / 1.7 x 1 x .9 meters
Cover package: 48″x48″x48″/ 1.2×1.2×1.2 meters
Bay Window: 15 ft. h x 30ft. w (4.6×9.1 meters)  

Package Includes

Frame:  1.3″ galvanized steel
Cover: Shelter Cover w/removable bay window
10 Removeable round windows / Bay window
2-base ventilation roll-ups w/zipper
Weather-tight door or prehung door opening
Anchoring: Hardware for any type of surface Instructions: Dome care & assembly manual  


Frequency: 5 / No. of Struts: 425
Max Wind w/ No Snow: 150mph
Max Snow w/ Wind Load: 20lbs @130mph 

Custom Options

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Dome Home Features, Benefits & Services

This section aims at providing you with the various features, benefits and services of ecoliving dome homes – as well as, helping you weigh-in on some of the general FAQ’s and considerations, pros and cons of building with portable, prefab dome kits.

Pacific Domes geodesic-engineered domes are known for their portability and ease of set-up. Manufactured in the USA from high-strength galvanized steel,prefab dome home kits are the preferred choice when it comes to building in remote wilderness areas subject to high-winds, hot deserts or tropical climates – perfect for off-grid living.

Considered semi-permanent structures, they can be taken down or relocated at any time. Should you wish to create a permanent structure dome kits can be retrofitted, as well.

Geodome Design Advantages

An important dome design advantage is their energy-efficiency and ability to withstand nature’s extremes – including, winter snow loads. Geodesic domes have proven to be the only structure left standing in the aftermath of a hurricane or earthquake.    

Building with Prefab Geodome Kits

Ready to build with prefab geodome kit? Our friends at BlueRidge Glamping have put together an awesome Dome frame and cover assembly video to show how easy it is to build using a prefab dome home kit. Pacific Domes has a number of ‘How to Guides’ to facilitate with your construction project – even if you’ve never built anything before.

36-ft. Dome Home

We hope you found this post helpful when considering whether a 36-ft. dome home will suit your needs. If you’re interested in other prefabricated dome kit sizes, we invite you to visit our Dome Sizes and Specs.