Solardome Blog

Bringing the study of STEM to life for Italian students

, by , Comments Off on Bringing the study of STEM to life for Italian students

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 […]

Continue Reading

Filed in: Blog Education SOLARDOME® POD SOLARDOME® PRO SOLARDOME® Vega

The Detail is by Design

, by , Comments Off on The Detail is by Design

A Trugmaker’s Garden

At this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show I was impressed by many of the gardens and displays for a reason that had not caught my attention in previous years – this was the great attention to detail in not just the planting schemes but also in the use of hardscape materials and artefacts to dress […]

Continue Reading

Filed in: Blog Domestic

The price of secondary school fieldwork trips

, by , Comments Off on The price of secondary school fieldwork trips

Secondary school students doing fieldwork

The chances are you’ve seen the stories in your local press: ‘Mum hits out over school trip fee’, with a picture of an irate-looking woman clutching a letter. It’s a fact that secondary school trips for fieldwork have become more expensive, and there are many reasons why. Decades of inflation is one major factor, plus […]

Continue Reading

Filed in: Blog Education Tagged in:

What benefits can come from within a glasshouse?

, by , Comments Off on What benefits can come from within a glasshouse?

Tropical glasshouse

From Kew Gardens to the Eden Project, a DIY lean-to or a Solardome ‘Haven’ the use of protected growing structures has transformed the range of plants we are able to grow in our northern climate. What these structures offer is not only an environment where plants can thrive but also somewhere special for humans to […]

Continue Reading

Filed in: Blog Domestic SOLARDOME® Haven SOLARDOME® Sanctuary

Architect gets more healthcare work after installing dome skylight in care home

, by , Comments Off on Architect gets more healthcare work after installing dome skylight in care home

Since his success in using a Solardome skylight to improve quality of life for residents at a care home in Wales, architect Tim Worsfold has picked up more work in the healthcare sector. We spoke to him about the project at Brindaavan Care Home to find out exactly what he did and whether he would […]

Continue Reading

Filed in: Blog Corporate SOLARDOME® Capella SOLARDOME® Retreat Tagged in: ,

Join the Solardome mailing list

Choose a Newsletter *


Close

Sign up for our newsletter!