September 2011

Angled iron icosahedron-based dome

  • Posted on: 25 September 2011
  • By: ashok

This page uses photographs to show a step by step assembly of a 3 frequency Icosahedron based Dome made of angled iron. The dome was put up by architecture students from all over North India and a supervising team from Vigyan Ashram, Pabal Pune at IPS, Indore over two days time of 23rd and 24th September 2011.

Venue of Dome Raising

The Invitation

The students invitation to Vigyan Ashram, Pabal Pune:

We the students body of School of Architecture, IPS Academy, Indore are hosting the Zonal NASA Convention 2011 on 23rd, 24th and 25th September 2011. We came to know about the practical training programme that you provide regarding the "GEODESIC DOME". -- Gunjan Badjatya, Convenor, NASA Zone -2, Zonal NASA 2011, IPSA, Indore

Vigyan Ashram accepted this invitation and sent a team of 3 persons to Indore. The two people who were experienced in raising domes were Arvind Gosavi and Kasim Bhai. A person with some theoretical knowledge of Geodesic domes and their mathematics was Ashok Mathur.