DOME OF A HOME
in the media
The Travel Channel’s Amazing Vacation Homes
National Geographic’s Hurricane Summer
Discovery Channel’s The Daily Planet
CNN SPECIAL PROJECT: Weather Effects September 2008
Discovery Channel’s Everything You Need To Know About Hurricanes
ABC’s Good Morning America
Countdown with Keith Olberman
ABC news – several appearances on local affiliate
Santa Rosa’s Weathering the Storm cable program
UK’s Is This The Worst Weather Ever
HGTV Extreme Buildings (airing March 2007)
Green Futures Magazine: Homes for a Warming World – July 2009
ScienceMag.Org: Infrastructure Design Issues in Disaster-Prone Regions – March 2009
LONDON FINANCIAL TIMES – November 1, 2008 House & Home Section – Page One
NASA’ s Annual Science Magazine
Civil Engineering Magazine: Pensacola Beach Dome Home Easily Weathers November 2004, pg 15-16 Hurricane Ivan
Architecture Magazine: Dome Home Survives Hurricane Hit
October 2004, pg 15
Walls & Ceilings trade magazine:
Rock It Like A Hurricane
November 2003, pg 38 – 40
Beyond Thunder, Dome
March 2005, pg 30 – 31
Umran: Saudi Arabian Magazine
Composite Manufacturing: No Longer the New Kid on the Block
January 2005, pg 76
MDI’s Monolithic Dome Calendar
CKM Polish Magazine: Twardy typ
2005, pg 26
Hemisphere’s : United Airlines In Flight Magazine : Ultimate Houses
March 2006, pg 56 – 63
Florida Travel: Dome of a Home
May 2006, pg 128
GO: Air Tran’s In Flight Magazine
Innovative Home: Gulf Coast Spotlight
Winter 2006, pg 35
Pensacola Magazine: Local Landmarks That Shape Our City
December 2006, pg 23
Pensacola Home & Garden: Dome of a Home Catches Attention of ‘Extreme Building.”
January 2007, pg 32 – 35
Islander: May 8, 2002: Dome Home Under Construction
Islander: June 19, 2002: Dome Home Progress Detailed at SRIA Meeting
Pensacola News Journal: July 26, 2002: Storm Study House Draws Tourists
Islander: January 1, 2003: 2002 Happenings
Islander: May 7, 2003: Construction projects dot Beach Landscape
Pensacola News Journal: September 20, 2003: Homestyle: The Dome Home
Splash Newspaper: October 3, 2003: Fall Tour Showcases Pensacola Beach homes
Splash Newspaper: November 6, 2003: Beach Home Tour Benefits Appetite for Life
Diario de Arquitectura: December 31, 2003: Casas en Globos
Pensacola News Journal: September 13, 2004: Dome Home gets National Attention
Pensacola News Journal: September 14, 2004: Ivan Inches Closer
Watertown Daily Times: September 14, 2004: Ivan Death Toll Hits 68 as Wind, Waves Lash Cuba
The Post and Courier: September 14, 2004: Gulf Coast Prepares to Flee
Des Moines Register: September 18, 2004: Hurricane Passes Ivan’s Test
Fort Myers: September 20, 2004: Man Rides Out Ivan in Fortress Dome House On
Pensacola News Journal: October 18, 2004: Dome Home goes from Ugly Duckling
To Swan After Weathering Ivan
Splash Newspaper: November 2004: Beach Resident pulls Woolybooger to Survive
Splash Newspaper: November 2004: Did you see it?
Pensacola News Journal: June 6, 2005: Weatherman storms into town to promote
“Season of Suspense”
The Ledger: July 10, 2005: Dennis Nearing Panhandle
2003 IRC Hurricane Resistant Residential Construction: Special Topics from the
2003 International Residential Code, Cover picture
Our website www.domeofahome.com received more than 10 million hits in 2004.
We average 15,000 new and unique visitors each month.
The dome is featured on several websites from informational to vacation rentals.
Below is a brief list, but by no means comprehensive. If you search on Google or Yahoo, you will see pages of links.
In The Media
|We will be adding all of the news articles and media coverage the Dome of a Home has received since it’s conception. We are still gathering all of the information. Until we have it all together we will post some of the recent media coverage. More content coming soon.
Hurricane Mitigation & Survival
Explore the Awesome Power of Mother Nature in National Geographic Channel’s World
Sustainable Agriculture Network Discussion Group
MSNBC.com | Eerie calm on Pensacola Beach after the storm
Kerry Sanders, a reporter from NBC, braved Hurricane Ivan in the Dome of a Home with his news crew. He wrote this account of his adventure on Pensacola Beach.
MSNBC.com | Dome Home weathers storm
Kerry Sanders, a NBC reporter details his stay and impressions of the Dome of a Home during Hurricane Ivan.
PensacolaNewsJournal.com – Photo Gallery
“We’re smiling because we survived in style!” The NBC news crew and Mark Sigler after Hurricane Ivan.
Discovery Channel Video
Discovery Channel interviews Mark before Hurricane Ivan strikes Pensacola Beach, FL. Predictions and explanations are given as to why the Dome of a Home is a substantial structure in the face of a hurricane.
Dome Home | gadgetopia.com
Articles on the Dome of a Home show up in the strangest places! www.gadgetopia.com contains several articles on a wide variety of interests, the Dome of a Home being one of them. Their motto is “Geek and ye shall find.” We knew we were bizarre when we built the home, but we have been upgraded to ‘geek’. Cool
Hurricane Ivan Storm Surge Stock Video & Photos
Film footage taken by storm chaser, Mike Theiss. He stayed at the Dome of a Home after the storm died down.
FEMA’S PHOTO LIBRARY: hurricane ivan
Dome Home Survives Hurricanes
Jackie Craven writes an interesting article about the Dome of a Home and its advantages in the face of environmental challenges.
Walls and Ceilings Magazine – Beyond Thunder, Dome
Walls & Ceilings is a trade magazine that featured the Dome of a Home in their November 2003 issue. A follow-up article was written in the March 2005 issue detailing the Dome’s success story in the grip of Hurricane Ivan.
The Courier Journal
Article about the the host of ‘Amazing Vacation Homes’ on the Travel Channel who recently visited the Dome of a Home.
Pensacola News Journal
The Dome of a Home newspaper article “Dome home gets national attention”
Walls and Ceilings Magazine – Rock it Like a Hurricane
The Dome of a Home is featured on the cover of the December 2003 Walls and Ceilings magazine.
Pensacola News Journal
The Dome of a Home newspaper article “Siglers'” round residence designed to fend off storms, offer latest comforts”
Pensacola News Home and Garden
Kimberly Blair wrote a great article about the Dome of a Home being featured on HGTV’s new
program, EXTREME BUILDINGS, airing in March 2007.