Posts by: Alice Dickinson

Solardome installs UK’s first rooftop geodesic dome science lab

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A-Level students at a Hertfordshire girls’ school will soon have the opportunity to study and conduct research in one of the most unusual science classrooms in the UK – and we are delighted to have helped make it happen. Here’s the story… Watford Grammar School for Girls wanted to create an extension to its existing […]

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10 reasons to take learning outside the classroom

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Children learning outside the classroom with teacher

There are 5 key ways in which exposure to the natural environment is beneficial to human health*: enhanced personal and social communication skills increased physical health enhanced mental and spiritual health enhanced spiritual, sensory, and aesthetic awareness the ability to assert personal control and increased sensitivity to one’s own well-being. But how does that translate […]

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Bringing the study of STEM to life for Italian students

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Bringing the study of STEM to life for students

During July we hosted nearly 100 Italian students on educational excursions, bringing the study of STEM to life using geodesic domes. I Viaggi di Tels is based in Pavia, in the Lombardy region of Italy. Over the past 10 years they have brought Italians students to the UK for study vacations, in partnership with English […]

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Gold medal-winning dome finds new home helping local school children

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Lydlynch Infant School, Totton, Hampshire

The Solardome geodesic dome that featured in a RHS Chelsea Flower Show’s gold medal-winning garden is now a vibrant new outdoor classroom at a local school. Lydlynch Infant School in Totton was facing an issue many schools share: a lack of available learning space. This came to the attention of Solardome Industries’ Marketing Manager Alice […]

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Solardome donates dome glasshouse to ITV’s Love Your Garden

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SOLARDOME POD on Love Your Garden

The latest episode of ITV’s Love Your Garden featured a war hero and his family in Cornwall – and what presenter Alan Titchmarsh described as an “absolutely exciting” geodesic dome donated by Solardome Industries. Viewers will have seen the Solardome® glasshouse being set up as a beautiful greenhouse, echoing the world famous biomes at the […]

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