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"All architecture is shelter, all great architecture is the design of space that contains, cuddles, exalts, or stimulates the persons in that space." ~Philip Johnson
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An Engineer's Aspect: The Domes of Albion--Monolithic Villas in Paradise

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The Domes of Albion--Monolithic Villas in Paradise

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"Eye of the Storm" — This Monolithic Dome home, on a beach site on Sullivans Island, South Carolina,

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Carpe Diem Chicago Real Estate Blog: August 2011

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Petroleum Coke Storage — In St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, Hovensa Coker Storage, Bechtel Corp. has two 254′ × 127′ Monolithic Domes. With a capacity of 40,000 metric tons, they’re the world’s largest petroleum coke storages. After this photo was taken, an equipment tower and conveyor system was set on top of the domes. The weight allowance was one million pounds.

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Monolithic Dome Petroleum Coke Storages

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An Engineer's Aspect: This is one gorgeous Monolithic Dome home!

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This is one gorgeous Monolithic Dome home!

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Curlew Keep — The 2800-square-foot Monolithic Dome home that the Bremners planned and built.

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Curlew Keep — Hard To Get To But Easy To Appreciate

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Robot Ranch. — Al Schwartz’s 4,144 square-foot earth-sheltered Monolithic Dome dream home, built into the side of a hill, featured on “Amazing Spaces.”

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Monolithic Man Cave featured on Amazing Spaces

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David B. South standing in his newly-constructed dome potato cellar, the first dome ever constructed using Monolithic’s patented construction process. April 1976.

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The Birth of the Monolithic Dome—A Closer Look

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Coconut model of future project of Indonesian dome builder, Antonius “Yoss” Yusanto.

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I’m Cuckoo For Coconuts

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Yuma Dome, Yuma, Arizona http://www.monolithic.com/stories/yumadome-a-multigenerational-monolithic-dome-home

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The Future of Dome Housing evaluated in The Fiscal Times

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Strength testing the Monolithic Dome at BYU Laboratories. The sand bags represent the amount of weight previously thought to be the maximum load this dome could take. The addition of the forklift did nothing. They were ultimately unable to break the shell by overloading it and had to take it apart with jackhammers.

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Monolithic Domes Have Blast-Resistant Strength

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