Biodome glasshouses

Our glasshouses create ideal biodomes to replicate different environments. Build your own eco-system to preserve 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 that has no interaction with the outside world. The lifecycle of the plants and animals in the dome contribute to the ongoing regeneration of life inside to produce a genuine biome. As a result, 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 Paradise), or to create fully insulated and controllable environments up to 20m in diameter, check out our Solardome® PRO system.

Other commercial examples:

Biodomes in Dubai

The Arbor School, Dubai

Pioneering private school in Dubai chose Solardome Industries to enrich their innovative curriculum with three large educational domes.
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Visitor accommodation, Skyewalker Hostel, SOLARDOME Retreat at night

Skyewalker Hostel

An award winning hostel situated on the west coast of the Isle of Skye, previously owned a SOLARDOME 3 which survived the extreme Highland weather for over 20 years. However, in 2009 they replaced it with a new SOLARDOME Retreat.
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Hilton Court, Haverfordwest

Hilton Court Gardens and Crafts, Wales

Hilton Court Gardens and Crafts has been running for over 25 years, at the centre of the gardens is a magnificent 10m Solardome® glasshouse, aptly named the ‘Paradise’ model.
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Brindaavan 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…
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