styrodome home with rock face finish

STYRODOME

styrodome

Styrodome is a structure made of 8 pieces of high density expanded polystyrene covered by a concrete layer. This versatile system can be used for residential or commercial application with great benefits in thermal and acoustical insulation.

DIMENSIONS

  • Inside diameter: 19’-0”
  • Maximum total height at the center: 9’-0”
  • Utile area: 305’ sq. ft.
  • Thickness of walls without finishes: 3”

Installation of STYRODOME

  • Build a reinforced concrete slab with a minimum area of 21’-0”.
  • Use a 9’-0” support in the center of the slab to act as a resting point for the 8 dome parts.
  • Once all of the parts are in place, proceed to wrap a ½” wide metal strip around the dome at the height of windows.
  • Install a second metal strap 34” above the first cinch.
  • Insert 3/8” rebars on the outside and inside of the dome (optional).
  • Secured the 22-gauge metal mesh on the interior on the dome.
  • Apply a 1” layer of mortar inside and outside of the home.
  • Let the mortar to cure for 72 hours.

Mark circle diameter on the concrete slab.

The 8 pieces are installed on a central support, for their assembly. They are immediately fixed with a metal belt and lined with galvanized mesh.

Styrodome installation

Cover the galvanized metal mesh with a coat of mortar both inside and outside.

ADVANTAGES

  • Versatile
  • Low cost
  • Fast assembly

STYRODOME ASSEMBLY

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ELECTRICAL CONDUITS AND OUTLETS ARE INSTALLED

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STYRODOME WITH MORTAR

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2 JOINED STYRODOME

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FINISHED STYRODOME

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