Yoga is often inspiring. It strengthens a body even while achieving slenderness. It helps control the bulk and achieve inner peace. Oh, so much like a dome. Structural engineers and yogis both strive for balance and stability, as our writer describes this month. Please read on to environmental Nirvana.
If mines, ports, power and cement plants around the world have one thing in common, it's the need to have enormous stockpiles of dry bulk material. And, managing these stockpiles for greater sustainability, efficiency, safety and protection is an increasing challenge. We have the solution.
Francisco Castaño, CEO of Geometrica, will deliver a speech at the upcoming Bravo MX: Innovation Rockstars event at the Plaza Condesa in Mexico City on July 7. For the second consecutive year, Castaño will be recognized as one of Mexico’s most successful entrepreneurs. Produced by Entrepreneur magazine, the event mixes business and inspiration with the high energy of rock.
Geometrica’s Freedome® takes on dream-like shapes, but designing a column-free dome to cover an irregular area is just the beginning. When finished, some of our domes have more than 100,000 individual pieces - all different from each other. How do we keep costs low and installation fast? Ever painted-by-numbers?
Regardless of geography or climate, Geometrica solves dust problems with endless design options. We believe that industry can be dust-defiant, tread more softly around Mother Nature, and be a good corporate citizen — without breaking the budget — sustainably.
Geometrica’s Freedome® at Bocamina Ⅱ is one of our most challenging and successful projects covering nearly 23,000m2 without any interior columns. Here’s a short video with a bird’s-eye view.
Felices fiestas patrias! On September 18, Chile celebrates its "primera junta nacional". In celebration of all things Chilean, we feature a few projects that we have built in that beautiful country.
Skylights are widely used to admit steady, even light into industrial, commercial, or institutional buildings. Installations range from purely functional daylighting for energy efficiency to elaborate aesthetic forms that dramatically transform space with breathtaking design. Whatever you can imagine, Geometrica can help make it possible.
Covering the plant presented a challenge. Following several expansions, the main area encompassed more than 5000m2 in an irregular shape. The solution? A Freedome® - Geometrica’s free-style dome.
Here's a short video with Architect Percy Diaz, Coemin's Projects Manager, talking about his plant's Freedome.
Our work on a landmark project in Malta is complete. DTR architects of Malta dramatically transformed a former naval hospital, unused for many years, into a stunning learning facility. Like a soft cloth, the Geometrica structure nests a planetarium sphere in the center.