[Strawbale] Re: Vaults oops I mean domes

Rene Dalmeijer rene.dalmeijer at hetnet...
Thu Nov 10 21:56:24 CET 2005


I meant domes, the buildings I am talking about are true half circle 
domes. There is no other structure besides bales and plaster in these 2 
domes. One is a bathroom!

On Nov 10, 2005, at 12:00, strawbale-request at amper....muni.cz wrote:

>> It is feaseable because I know of 2 such vaults built in Siebenlinden
>> Germany. In one way though they are most probably a little different
>> to what you want because they ar placed ander a separate roof.
>> Therefore the domes do not function as a roof.
> We should remember that the forces acting in a dome are not strictly 
> the
> same as those of a vault. A dome is intrinsicly more stable. Someone
> thoughtfully pointed out at ISBBC in Denmark that a dome is a vault
> rotated through 360 degrees.

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