Natural Spaces Domes

Comparing is Believing

Natural Spaces Domes produced a booklet in the 1980's comparing our dome system to that of almost 20 other dome manufacturers. Today, there are not as many manufacturers, which, we feel, is a testament to our quality, stability, and philosophy.
We are going to show you some current comparisons both in specifications and prices. We hope you will visit this site often as we continue to expand and update the listings. Don't hesitate to call or email us with your questions or comments.
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Dome Connection Hardware Systems (Fall 2015 Update)

For complete details and prices on Natural Spaces Domes connector system,
go to The Dome Store by clicking here.

Note: The list below does not show all of our standard sizes. This is for comparison purposes. 3 openings.
Natural Spaces Domes Price
Brand "D"
Brand "T"
 
36' Diameter low profile 3 frequency 4/9 dome
$4,607
$5,900
$8,195 (35')
 
36' Diameter high profile 3 frequency 5/9 dome
$6,176
$7,900
$9,995 (35')
 
47' diameter low profile 4 frequency 5/12 dome
$7,157
$8,900
$12,395
 
49' Diameter mid profile 4 frequency 1/2 dome
$9,226
$11,900
$14,995 (50')
 

 

Complete dome shell system (2x8 struts for comparison)

For complete details and prices on Natural Spaces Domes dome shell system,
go to The Dome Store by clicking here.

Natural Spaces Domes standard Super-Lok system is engineered for 100 psf / 732 kg/SM snow loads and 150 MPH / 320 km/hr wind loads.  Our Ultra-Lok system increases the capacity by 33%,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note: The list below does not show all of our standard sizes. This is for comparison purposes.

Natural Spaces Domes Price Super-Lok connector system, riser walls, 2x8 select structural So. Yellow Pine vented struts, 3/4" plywood exterior panels, metal base vent drip edge, top vent cupola cover with metal flashing kit, premium HDG nails for all exterior plywood, metal sleeves attached to 2x8 struts and our 18 piece owner builder tool package.
(5 Openings)
Brand "D"
Connector System, 2x8 framework, 3/4" exterior panels.

Brand "T"
Connector System,riser walls, 2x6 struts only, 1/2" plywood ext. panels

(5 Openings)

 
36' Diameter low profile 3 frequency 4/9 dome
$13,997
$17,500
$21,849 (35')
 
36' Diameter high profile 3 frequency 5/9 dome
$19,595
$24,200
$27,466 (35')
 
47' diameter low profile 4 frequency 5/12 dome
$23,924
$26,200
$31,546 (50')
 
49' Diameter mid profile 4 frequency 1/2 dome
$30,959
$35,700
$45,566 (50')
 

Note:  Brand 'D' does not list riser walls as part of the kit price.

Brand "T" Anniversary Value Pricing Comparisons to Natural Spaces Domes

Let's compare 2 dome packages:

First, let's get down to their basic dome shell package by deducting all of their add-ons:.

Brand "T" 50' diam. 5/8 sphere complete kit

$60,096

Less Brand "T" skylight allowance

- $5,500

Sub-total

= $54,596

Less 4 Extension kits @ $1495 ea.

- $5,980

Sub-total

= $48,616

Less 10 full ledger hangers for 4x12 @ $160 ea.

- $1,600

Sub-total

= $47,016

Less 10 Ledgers (4x12 lumber) @ $146 ea.

- $1,450

Sub-total

= $45,566

2009 Value Price Savings Discount

- $8,709

Total

= $36,857

Now, what is the price for a similar sized 51' diam.
mid profile Natural Spaces Dome 2 x 8 shell kit with
4 openings?

$33,944!!!

Additional savings are accumulated because NSD Domes don't need ledger hangers and ledgers, NSD is also a vented dome shell and we provide premium HDG nails for attaching the heavy duty 3/4" plywood exterior triangle panels.

 

Natural Spaces Domes

Contact Us

Natural Spaces Domes

37955 Bridge Rd., North Branch, Minnesota 55056 USA

Just 45 minutes north of the
Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area.

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Natural Spaces Domes

United States: 651-674-4292
Fax:
651-674-5005
International Phone: 01-651-674-4292
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