The monolithic-concrete dome works like this:
Step 1: inflate balloon
Step 2: cover in lightweight concrete
Step 3: remove balloon
Step 4: fire sale your rectangular furniture, or curse this forlorn structure for eternity because it has no corners.
Step 5: get high fives from FEMA, ‘cuz this baby is rated “near-absolute perfection” against earthquakes, tornados, and hurricanes.
There’s a great podcast, 99% Invisible, with an episode on “Bubble Houses. I’ve never seen these structures as more than a curiosity, but it’s easy to admire the design and innovation of the building.
Clifford Street and the MLK TOD have really matured in recent years. This one sits on a large lot [for the east side] and backs up to Metro stop.
2.1 acres – $1.595mm – Property info (thanks, Dave!)
KRDB designed condo. Property Info
November 2nd & 3rd. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased here.
To be built, but should be great when complete. Randolph has delivered some really good designs, notably the small condo development west of the infamous Bohn house on 29th.
Hrmm…looks like it could be a MetroHouse design, especially since it’s on Woodrow. Can’t quite tell.