When the method of layered construction1,2-based on layers of insulation and shotcrete applied from within an inflated fabric forming membrane-was introduced in the 1960s, dome construction of storage buildings, public arenas, and churches, as well as single-family homes, became more frequent. [...] for Jack Boyt, who spent many years making the heavy architectural fabric forms used to build these domes, it was only natural that he would turn to this method when it came time to build his concrete house (Fig. 1) in Iowa.
At Home in a Dome Jack boyt realizes his long-time dream of a concrete home
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