Biodome glasshouses

Our glasshouses create ideal biodomes to replicate different environments. Build your own eco-system to preserve and monitor the flora and fauna of a range of climates from a lush jungle to an arid desert.

Biodome or greenhouse?

A biodome is so much more than a regular greenhouse. A biodome is a self-contained and self-sufficient environment with no interaction with the outside world. The lifecycle of all the plants and animals in the dome contribute to the ongoing regeneration of life inside to produce a genuine biome. Because of this, biodomes tend to be much larger than a greenhouse simply due to the fact they need to house a wide variety of species.

Biome research

A geodesic biodome is ideal for recreating eco-systems and allows scientists to research environments in a controlled manner. By changing the environment, such as introducing non-native plants or changing the humidity, the impact of various changes can be monitored without risk to the natural world.

Your new eco-system

Create your own biodome with either a large glasshouse (Solardome® Sanctuary or Solardome® Paradise), or to create fully insulated and controllable environment for sizes up to 25m in diameter there is the Solardome® PRO system.

Other commercial examples

SOLARDOME Haven, Groves Nurseries, Bridport

Groves Nurseries

The unique shape of the dome provides an engaging space to exhibit as well as creating a more efficient environment for growing plants than a traditional greenhouse.
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SOLARDOME Agena, CAT educational visitor centre

Centre for Alternative Technology

The Solardome® glasshouse, within the school gardens at CAT, is used as a colourful climate change display engaging visitors of all ages.
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Dementia Sensory Garden, Clisham Waard Western Isle Hospital

Western Isles Hospital

Dementia patients on the Clisham Ward at the Western Isles Hospital at Stornoway now have improved access to the outside world and a greater degree of independence, thanks to a special garden created to improve their health and wellbeing.
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