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## What's the Deal with Domes?
Inspired by [Jake, Sara and Agnes' dodecadome](https://gitlab.cba.mit.edu/jakeread/dodecadome) for 99F, we decided to build a new one for the first outdoors 99F. Also because that outdoor feature, we decided to go bigger in size.
Geodesic domes have always occupied a special place in the heart of MIT, and of the Media Lab in particular. They are deeply [solar punk](https://pinkcastle.productions/) in their modular archiecture and utopian ideals. Inspired by [Jake, Sara and Agnes' dodecadome](https://gitlab.cba.mit.edu/jakeread/dodecadome) from a previous [99F](https://docs.google.com/document/d/1HsdU3MGi3vtlB2OIukiFrpB3p9z2m6j6qDhQZCE4PzQ/edit?usp=sharing), we decided to build a new one for the first outdoors 99F. Because the dome would be outside, we decided to go bigger in size.
## Designing the Dome
<img src="img/dome6.png" alt="scheme" width = "800px">
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The dome was designed for robustness: it was stress test to ensure multiple drunk people to could climb on it safely (although this behavior was discouraged at the party).
<img src="img/dome4.png" alt="scheme" width = "800px">
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Most [geodesic domes are designed to](http://www.domerama.com/dome-basics/odd-frequency-geodesic-domes-and-flat-base-at-the-hemisphere/) have a flat base by using a perfect hemisphere. This one was designed to have an additional layer of triangles below the halfway point, giving it a more upright form.
<img src="img/dome3.png" alt="scheme" width = "800px">
<img src="img/dome6.png" alt="scheme" width = "800px">
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The final design was a 2V dome, 3.1 meters tall and 4.3 meters in diameter.
## Fabricating the Dome
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