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Idaho- based Dome Technology building structures across the world

May 21, 2018View for printing

In 1967, Barry South and his brothers David and Randy came up with an idea for a business that changed the shape of potato cellars for some eastern Idaho growers -- they wanted to construct domes.

The inspiration for the idea, however, might be an even bigger surprise.

"This guy made him a mountain cabin out of spraying polyurethane on a weather balloon," South told reporter Mark Basham of the Idaho Post-Register. "The thought then came to us that we could build a much larger dome if the concrete was the strength of the dome instead of the polyurethane." ... -the-world/
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