Walt's Dome Page

Hi, I'm Walt Venable, and I have two boys in college of whom I'm very proud, Forrest and Joshua. I live in beautiful Asheville, NC with my fabulous fiance Bernice Penn and our cats Tiger and Snowy. I'm an iPhone/iPad and database programmer and some years back was a designer of geodesic dome models and structures. Geodesic domes were developed and popularized by the late designer R. Buckminster Fuller. They have been used for such spectacular structures as the US Pavilion at the 1967 World's Fair in Montreal, the big aluminum ball at Disney's Epcot Center in Florida, and for countless dome homes and other buildings around the world.

Here's what you'll find at Walt's Dome Page:

About Domes
What geodesic domes are and why they're cool, a quick introduction
Dome Portfolio
Pictures of some Dome projects built by Walt and his friends
Cats & Domes
The feline perspective on dome models and research -- don't miss it!
Walt's Toy Box
Some of the geometrical toys Walt uses in his dome research
Dome Glossary
A quick reference of dome terms, for the jargon-impaired!
Dome Connections
The obligatory page of links to other dome-related sites. The truth is out there!
Send email to Walt
He'd love to hear from you with comments about this site or if you just want to yak about domes.

Photo of Small PVC Dome

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