Spur Domes

Volume: 10 | Issue: 01 | Year 2024 | Subscription
International Journal of Architecture and Infrastructure Planning
Received Date: 05/24/2024
Acceptance Date: 06/15/2024
Published On: 2024-07-25
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By: Abdullah Ashraf

Student, DIT University, Dehradun, India


This paper explores Spur Domes which are an innovative technology that respects the environment and has extremely thin sections. The paper includes a comprehensive review of current methodologies, identification of obstacles inhibiting improvements to dome structures, and exploration of new materials for enhanced structural performance. Despite being structurally sound with iterations and earthquake resistant over the 8 years of existence and manoeuvring of construction styles, Spur Dome techniques need to innovate to adapt by increasing insulation and preventing moisture to suit various climates. Some solutions to address various research aspects include incorporating local resources and strategies for climate adaptability; experimenting with creative fibres and materials based on available research data; reacting to dampness permeating through the structural layers. It is extremely essential to acknowledge limitations in comparative analyses, structural layer documentation, and climate specificity. Integral to advancing Spur Dome construction is commitment to comprehending and adapting, aiming to overcome constraints through innovative materials and techniques, ensuring habitability across diverse climatic regions.

Keywords: Domes; Shells; Ferrocement; Sustainable; Ecological



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