While looking at inspiration for dome structures and sequential buildings, it became clearer that the system and the theme and atmosphere it creates is more important than the structural system of the building. In other words, the perfect or nearly perfect dome as an encapsulating system is questioned. Instead, points of interest, both from a structural and thematical point of view, is identified. These could be used as a set starting point for finding a structure that will enhance both the Glades and the system itself.
Inspiration of atmosphere and structural alternatives other than “perfect” domes.