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7 ways geodesic domes inspire learning

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There can be no question that a diverse curriculum is now a must for schools. And as outdoor learning boosts pupil engagement, social skills and wellbeing in 9 out of 10 cases1, it’s no wonder this area is high on the agenda among education leaders. From small PODs to state-of-the-art architectural buildings – and everything […]

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The Solardome® Retreat experience: Skyewalker Hostel

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“When people see it for the first time, their faces light up…” In 2009, Brian Hill purchased a Solardome® Retreat for the Skyewalker Hostel on the Isle of Skye. Over 10 years later, it continues to be the focal point of their beautiful outdoor grounds. We caught up with Brian who, in his own words, […]

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In their own words: The Solardome® Haven experience

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geodesic dome in Norway

“Once up there, you feel you are on the top of the world, and you want to stay there…” In 2008, Bjørg Bjøberg and Arthur Adamson bought a Solardome® Haven to sit on top of The Golden House, an art gallery in Balestrand, Norway. It has wowed visitors ever since. We caught up with Bjørg […]

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8 great reasons for using window film

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Solardome glasshouse with window film

A guest blog from the window film expert Phil Baker has enjoyed an extensive career spanning 35 years working with window films. In 1999 he became the first person to distribute Johnson Window Films outside of the US. Developed for the automotive and commercial industry, window films are now used extensively for windows in homes […]

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5 tips for the indecisive gardener; choosing what to plant in 2016

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If you’re anything like me you dream of a garden full of tasty vegetables, beautiful blooms and fragrant herbs, and there are thousands of varieties to choose from. However it can be tricky knowing where to begin, especially if you’re inexperienced or a bit indecisive… like me Luckily Farmer Daniel is ahead of the game […]

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