Dome Homes or Secondary Spaces

Geodesic domes are increasingly sought after for their distinctive blend of aesthetics, durability, and eco-friendliness, making them an excellent choice not only for primary residences but also for second spaces such as studios or guest suites. Their innovative design stands out, offering both visual appeal and practical benefits like energy efficiency and long-term cost savings.

Choosing a geodesic dome for your home or as an additional space on your property is about more than just selecting a living area; it's about a lifestyle that prioritizes innovation, sustainability, and comfort.

Whether you're looking to create a unique main dwelling or an exceptional secondary space, a geodesic dome can elevate your property's value and appeal, setting a new standard in modern, eco-conscious living.

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Phoenix Dome:

  • Durable Design: Engineered to endure Canadian climates, the dome effectively handles heavy snow and strong winds.
  • Great Ventilation: Features zip-off panorama windows for excellent airflow and panoramic views.
  • Customizable: Offers options like wood stoves, extra windows, and awnings to tailor the dome to your specific needs.
  • Easy to Assemble: Includes easy-to-follow instructions for a quick and straightforward setup.
  • Versatile Use: Perfect for personal retreats, creative studios, or unique glamping experiences.
  • Low Maintenance: Designed with materials that require minimal upkeep, ensuring long-lasting use without constant care.
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Geodesic Residential Domes FAQ

Phoenix Domes offers a range of sizes for residential use, from small domes suitable for art studios or meditation spaces to larger domes designed for full-time living. Sizes typically range from 16ft / 5m to 33ft / 10m in diameter.​

The setup time can vary depending on the size of the dome and the complexity of the setup. Most residential domes can be assembled within a few days with a small team. Detailed instructions and support are provided to ensure a smooth assembly process.

Yes, Phoenix Domes are designed with double-layer insulation, including a reflective bubble liner and an interior fabric liner, to provide comfort in all seasons. Additional insulation options are available for extreme climates.

Absolutely! Phoenix Domes offers a variety of customization options, including additional windows, doors, awnings, and interior layouts. You can also choose from various finishes and accessories to personalize your space.

A solid, level foundation is crucial for the stability of your dome. Phoenix Domes provides exact-fit wooden platform plans and can also advise on other foundation options like concrete slabs or gravel bases.

Phoenix Domes are engineered to withstand extreme weather conditions, including heavy snow loads and high winds. They are built with high-quality materials and designed to endure the toughest climates.

With proper maintenance, the cover of a Phoenix Dome can last at least 10 years, and the frame can last indefinitely. Regular cleaning and occasional maintenance will help ensure the longevity of your dome.

Yes, residential domes can be outfitted with utilities such as plumbing, electrical wiring, and heating. Phoenix Domes offers chimney and pipe flashing kits and can provide guidance on integrating these systems into your dome.

Permit requirements vary by location. It's important to check with your local building authorities to determine if you need a permit for your dome. Phoenix Domes provides engineer-stamped structural reports to assist with the permitting process.

Maintenance is straightforward and involves regular cleaning of the cover and interior, checking for any wear and tear, and making minor repairs as needed. Phoenix Domes provides a patch kit and offers replacement covers and parts as required.