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Here are some useful links to sites about Domes.

Individual Domes

Georgia Dome
The Georgia World Congress Center Authority provides a brief history, photographs, and fun facts about the Georgia Dome.

Houston Astrodome
Learn more about the 35-year history of the Astrodome at this official site.

Louisiana Superdome
Check out cool pictures and Superdome superlatives and statistics at this official site.

Missouri Botanical Garden
Go on a virtual tour of the one of the most famous domed greenhoues -- the Climatron!

Toronto SkyDome
Ever wonder how a dome roof opens and closes? 3-D graphics, simple text, and cool animations all help to explain how this enormous roof opens and closes in minutes.

United States Capitol Building
This official government site features an overview of the Capitol and its function, the building's construction history, its architectural features and historic spaces, its architects, and the Capitol Grounds.

Domes -- General

Ballparks by Munsey and Suppes
Ever wonder how many sports stadiums in the world have dome roofs? Here you will learn more about domed stadiums around the world!

Buckminster Fuller Institute
Includes information about architect/engineer Buckminster Fuller, his philosophies, and his engineering creations.

Byzantine Architecture Project
Go on a virtual tour of the mosques of Istanbul, including the Hagia Sophia and the Mihrihmah Mosque.

Great Buildings Online
This site documents 1,000 buildings, including the Pantheon and the Hagia Sophia, and hundreds of leading architects, with 3-D models, photographs, architectural drawings, commentaries, bibliographies, Web links, and more.


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