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Little Domes by Faze Change Produx
Are Designed to be Low Cost and a Joy to Live In.
Little Domes by FCP are also designed to durable,
energy efficient, and safe in storms of all kinds.
Little Domes can also be made very fire safe, if you wish.
The round shape lets the storm blow around the building
instead of blowing the building over or catching it on fire.
Little Dome designs can be revised to be exactly as you wish, if you wish.
This website was last updated on Friday, February 15th, 2019.
All quoted prices below are valid until December 31st, 2019.
If you wish to order the complete 13' diameter EconOdome cabin kit,
Info about and costs for 26’ 2V (two frequency) EconOdome Kits
(fyi: Larger EconOdome Kits are made with a 4V (four frequency geodesic geometry).
A hemispherical 4V EconOdome kit has 10 vertical trapezoids and 130 triangles.
The 26’ 2V EconOdome allows for larger skylights than a 4V dome because the triangles are larger.
The 26 ft. dia. 2V dome has 40 framed triangles made with 65 precision cut struts.
The longest strut length and triangle edge length is 8 feet.
The 8 ft. length works well with both conventional lumber lengths and 4’x8’ sheet sizes.
There is framing within each large triangular frame to better support the covering panels.
And, also to allow the large panels to be divided into smaller and easier to handle panels.
If you wish to complete your dome home more quickly and also create a beautiful ceiling:
We recommend you consider building with an EconOdome T-Beam frame kit.
The T-Beams hold both the interior and exterior panels in place with the help of "the force" of gravity.
The 26' 2V all 2x4 T-Beam frame kit costs $3,900.
The R-23 venting exterior triangle panels with TPO shingles for the 26' 2V EconOdome cost $7,000.
The R-20 interior triangle panels with mosture resistant gypsum sheeting for the 26' 2V cost 3,000.
PRE-CUT 8' high 2x6 lower PERIMETER walls for the 26' 2V EconOdome cost $2,000.
Total cost for the 26’ T-Beam kits (frame and R-43 TRI-PANELS panels) IS $15,900.
The remainder of the construction materials will need to be purchased locally.
IF YOU LIVE IN A TROPICAL CLIMATE AND WANT A MORE HURRICANE SAFE HOME
WE RECOMMEND THE USE OF ECONODOME HURRICANE PANELS.
ECONODOME EXTERIOR HURRICANE PANELS ARE MADE WITH
THREE LAYERS OF 3/4" PLYWOOD VENTILATE AWAY HEAT AND MOISTURE AND
PROVIDE A SUBSTANTIAL FLYING DEBRIS SHIELD DURING HURRICANE FORCE WINDS.
EXTERIOR HURRICANE PANELS WITH TPO SHINGLES
FOR TROPICAL CLIMATES COST $5,000.
If you wish to insulate and cover the dome ceiling after you are enclosed,
you could consider building with a MORE ECONOMICAL Basic 26' 2V EconOdome frame kit.
The Basic 26'dia. 2V 2x4 EconOdome frame kit costs $2,600.
A more heavy duty Basic 26'dia. 2V 2x6 EconOdome frame kit costs $3,250.
A maximum of fifteen 30”x30” skylight frames and all necessary connectors are included.
R-23 venting exterior panels with TPO shingles attached cost $7,000.
TEN PRE-CUT 2x6 LOWER PERIMETER WALLS
plus ripped to fit 4x6 corner posts
plus bracing and CUSTOM FRAMED OPENINGS.......COST $2,000.
Total cost of Basic 26’ FRAME KITS and EXTERIOR PANEL KIT is $11,600.
The remainder of the necessary materials will need to be purchased near your job site.
With a Basic EconOdome frame kit, you will need to insulate and sheetrock the dome ceiling.
Custom compact stairs cost such as those shown below are also available.
The cost will depend upon the design.
This five sided cabin has an interior loft. The floor is built above treated telephone poles. Each of the five sides is 8 foot by 8 foot.
In order to build this building without a building permit in California,
this building needed to be portable (not built on a permanent foundation).
So, it was built above pre-cast piers and boulders.
After completion this building was put on skids so it could be moved.
A similar dome cabin was built with EconOdome Kits
over 20 years ago and now being utilized as a
unique AirBnB rental near the coast in California.
Mushroom Dome Cabin:
The Air BnB management folks liked this popular little dome so much
#1 in the World on airbnb located in Aptos, California
they built an 80% scale model in their San Francisco office.
Click on pic to see more pics and to make a reservation.
This little dome cabin is located in Aptos, California
features a geodesic dome loft level sleeping area and a large deck within the trees,
you will feel like you are in an unique tree house.
Located in a quiet yet convenient woodsy location.
The perfect "check-in to check it out" destination for both
San Francisco Bay area residents and traveling future domies.
This little 13' diameter dome cabin has five sides that are each 8' x 8'.
There is a 4'x8' bathroom addition on one side.
Cost of a Basic 2x4 13' diameter 4V EconOdome frame kit is $4,000USD + shipping.
(as shown in photos with 160 triangles formed with 250 struts)
Vinyl faced insulation stapled over the interior side of the exterior panels,
before the exterior panels are installed,
creates a pillow effect on the finished interior.
This 14 foot diameter dome may be used as a hot tub cover.
The attractive frame may be screened, covered with plexiglass,
or overgrown with grape vines.
The photos above show a ten-sided building with a dome roof
having 40 triangles and resting on a gravel base.
Cost for the 13' diameter 2v dome roof frame with 40 triangles
formed with sixty-five 2x4 struts,including plans is $1,300.
Frame kit price includes blocking supports within each triangle
plus framing for five 24"x14" venting skylights.
Connectors for the precision cut dome roof frame are included.
Cost for pre-cut exterior triangle panels made with
osb, 3" thick (R-20)insulation, plus exterior cladding
to cover the 40 triangles is $1,500.
Pre cut treated 2x6 lumber + 3/4" Advantech subflooring
for building the ground level floor
may be purchased as a kit costing $750.
Pre-cut 2x6 lumber plus 3/4" Advantech subflooring to frame and cover
the loft floor may be purchased as a kit costing $750.
10 Pre-cut and pre-assembled 2x4 perimeter walls + ripped to fit 4x4 corner posts
may be purchased as a kit costing $1,000.
10 Pre-cut sheets of T-111 siding to cover the exterior walls costs $500.
Cost for five venting skylights, one exterior outswinging lockable storm door,
and two 34"x48" dual pane lowE single hung windows is $1,000.
Cost of one precision crafted from 2x8 compact staircase with offset steps is $800.
Total cost of "complete" pre-cut 13' diameter EconOdome kit including all the above is $7,600.
please contact our office by phone or email to receive a partially filled out EconOdome Kits order form.
We now offer 5 OPTIMIZED 2V (two frequency) Basic EconOdome frame kit sizes:
EconOdome T-Beam Frame kits cost 1.5 times the
above listed costs for the 2x4 Basic 2V EconOdome frame kits.
2V EconOdome frame kits make a dome with 40 triangles.
4V EconOdome frame kits make a dome with 130 triangles and 10 large trapezoids
This is photo of a 16' diameter 2x8 lapping ten sided base.
This base is set on a retained bed of gravel.
The lapping base acts as permanent concrete forms for a radiantly heated floor.
Cost for the ten-sided lapping treated 2x8 base
as an option FOR A 16' DIA. DOME is $400.
Please contact us for additional info and pricing on this and other
Pre-Cut Foundation and Floor Forms Kits.
The compact stairs shown below are easy to walk up and down without holding the handrails.
However, narrow stairs with offset steps and two handrails are very helpful for people with disabilities.
Faze Change Produx can also provide custom built-ins.
Costs will depend upon the designs.
Custom plans are a separate issue.
A custom floor plan cost $75.
A complete custom plan set costs $1,800.
A custom plans deposit will be $900.
The balance on the plans will be $825.
We do the custom floor plan first so that you can have everything as you wish.
There are many design options.
The deposit on all EconOdome frame and panel kits is 50%.
The final payment will include the shipping costs.
If you also wish us to precut your loft and main level floor frames,
the costs will depend upon the design.
Contact our office at 888-DOME-LUV for details and pricing for custom options.
If you wish to order the complete 13' diameter EconOdome cabin kit,
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