Dome Home Kits Manufactured by Pacific Domes-USA
What’s dome life like in a 44-ft dome home? To answer this question, we revisited what one of our clients, Shawn Hauseman had to say. Shawn is a prominent architect in Ojai California. He built a 44-ft dome home from a Pacific Domes prefab dome kit.
About Dome Architecture
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 44-ft. dome home creates an environment that supports both inner and outer beauty. This frequency supports harmony and order on many levels – an all-encompassing relationship as one journeys through life.
44-ft. Dome Specifications
Below is the ecoliving 44-ft. Dome Home Specifications chart – which, can be customized to your specifications.
Specifications: 44-ft./ 13m Dome
|Floor Area: 1520 sq. ft. / 141 sq. meters|
|Ceiling height: 22-ft. / 6.7 meters|
|Approx. dome weight: 4,303 lbs. / 1,952kg.|
|Frame pkg: Pallet 1: 72″x 48″x 28″ / 1.8 x 1.2 x .7 meters Pallet 2: 72″x 48″x 26″ / 1.8 x 1.2 x .7 meters|
|Cover package: 60″x40″x40″/ 1.5×1 x1 meters|
|Bay Window: 15-ft. h x 30-ft. w (4.6×9.1 meters)|
|Frequency: 6 / No. of Struts: 555|
|Max Wind w/ No Snow: 150mph|
|Frame: .92″ galvanized steel|
|Cover: Shelter Cover w/removable bay window|
|12 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|
|*chat with a Customer Support Rep|
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? To demonstrate how easy it is to build with a prefab dome home kit, Pacific Domes has put together a number of ‘How to Guides’ and a 5-part video series to facilitate with your construction project – even if you’ve never built anything before.
We hope you found this post helpful when considering whether a 44-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.