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20 years of Geometrica

The year was 1992 and the world changed: Russia and the US officially end the cold war. Canada, US and Mexico reach the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The Maastricht Treaty is signed, founding the European Union. 500th anniversary of the meeting of 2 cultures. First confirmed detection of extra-solar planets. In Texas and Mexico, the premier dome company, Geometrica, was founded!

The "7th Wonder" of Ghana

by Denise Allen Zwicker

"He started to sing as he tackled the thing
That couldn’t be done, and he did it!"*

For two years, the new building for the Word Miracle Church International in Accra, Ghana, sat roofless. “We had built a 14,000-seat auditorium that was 59 meters across, without pillars, and we needed to cover it. But no one in Ghana could do it. No one in Nigeria could do it. No one in South Africa could do it. It was a dilemma,”

Hyparwave™ 123

Geometrica structures define and beautify space – flying above, wrapping around, and taking a multitude of shapes. Geometrica Freedomes® and space frames invite and delight visitors with their superior aesthetics.

Keeping Coal Clean

This article details the background and construction of a coal storage circular dome for Indonesia’s largest fertilizer producer, PT Pupuk Kalimantan Timur (Pupuk-Kaltim). Geometrica was selected based on the company's ability to meet Pupuk-Kaltim's very specific logistical and environmental needs.

Corrosion Free Resistant Dome

Freedomes allow creativity, versatility and efficiency

Freedome® is Geometrica's trademark for free-style domes. These domes provide all the advantages of circular domes, but with a non-circular plan. Using the inherent strength of doubly curved surfaces Freedomes may clear spans up to 1000 ft (300m) and often are shaped to be the lightest structure to cover a specific free-form area. As circular domes, Freedomes may have lamella, kiewitt or lace in-surface pattern and single or double structural layers.