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Gorgeous Russian dome home of the future withstands massive snow loads

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Dec 22, 2015 01:03 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Dec 21, 2015

Described as the “home of the future,” SkyDome’s dome homes are lighter than a typical home, yet study enough to withstand up to 700 kilograms of snow per square meter. The dome shape allows for even distribution of external loads. Zero internal load-bearing walls allows for complete customization of the interior plan. Each home is typically clad in solid pinewood that’s treated to protect against pests, mold, and fire. Other natural materials include the larch roof shingles and the insulation...






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