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 Retreat, Albany Prison Hospice, IOW

Albany Prison Hospice

A Solardome® glasshouse forms a pivotal part of an ‘Enhancing the Healing Environment’ project to improve the end of life care facilities for hospice patients at HM Prison on the Isle of Wight.
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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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Chepstow Gardens community project

Chepstow Community Gardens

At the heart of the Grange Park Estate in Blackpool lies an oasis of calm and beauty. This previously neglected wasteland has been transformed into a community garden, featuring a SOLARDOME® Retreat.
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