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The SOLARDOME® Retreat for Community Support: Grow Blackpool

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In 2016, The Groundwork Charity inherited a SOLARDOME® Retreat from Chepstow Community Gardens for their Grow Blackpool Project. During this time, it was used as a lively and vibrant space, connecting the community back to nature, helping to combat loneliness and boost emotional wellbeing.

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Geodesic dome specialist relishes Solardome project

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Solardome project in Norway

A passion spanning half a century that led to a Solardome® Retreat build in 2020. From the works of Buckminster Fuller to perfecting the geometry, there isn’t much that Marc Moravia doesn’t know about geodesic domes. Marc, from Trondheim in Norway, bumped into an American boat maker in the 70s who happened to be carrying […]

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Solardome: What you need to know in 4 videos

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Apart from seeing it with your own eyes, video is perhaps the best way to experience a geodesic dome. We know that it’s not always possible for you to visit us, especially when there are additional restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, so we thought we’d bring you this handy video guide. Read on (and […]

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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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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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