Our hearts go out to those who lost loved ones and properties in the recent horrible tornado event in Arkansas and Kentucky and Tennessee. Building back with homes and businesses made in dome type shapes of advanced concretes reinforced with basalt volcanic rock fiber rebars, [...]
Basalt mesh being used in the construction of the Trinity Christian Center, Soldotna, Alaska. To quote Ray Ansel "A place to belong".
This shake table test is a dome built with wood - would be MUCH better if the dome was built with basalt rebars, basalt mesh, basalt twine and basalt chopped fibers! Basalt is stronger than steel, never rusting or corroding, does not conduct electricity, or [...]
Use your imagination and build a good looking, safe home - survive tornados, fires and floods! Watch the video https://vimeo.com/59106250
HOUSING IN TORNADO ALLEY--WHY? Dome Home We feel as does David South of Monolithic Domes, deep condolences for the disaster in Oklahoma and are in awe of the kindness and generosity and persistence of the people who live there. We hope in the [...]
Flower beds made by Monolithic Domes using Basalt mesh and rebars! Concrete savings make up the price difference of steel rebars and the walls last and last!
Minimal Tornado Damage at Faith Chapel On May 1, 2011, David South, president of Monolithic, contacted the administrators at Faith Chapel Christian Center (FCCC) in Birmingham, Alabama. Since the April 28 tornado ripped through their area, killing at least 65 people and destroying just about [...]
Basalt twine rope is a flexible rebar rope that in tension and compression of concrete becomes like a quarter inch rebar. We took our basic basalt threads (basalt roving) and braided it to make pencil thick twine, over a thousand feet long on a bobbin [...]