Igloo sphere Irkutsk
To build three structures for creating rest places on the roof with a year-round operation and full visibility from all sides.
The city of Irkutsk, Irkutsk Region
The initial data: roof, year-round use, full transparency. The best solution was to install an igloo with a diameter of 4 meters. The foundation's area was 12m2 and the height was 2m. We delivered the cargo by truck, the customer carried out the installation. Podiums had been previously prepared.
Why is the interior comfortable and fully protected from precipitations?
The sliding door has an aluminum door seal. Additional seals at the bottom, vertical arches, and frame pipes (a different type for each element, which provides the maximum tightness) provide the maximal leakproofness.
Will the door withstand the loads?
The dome door slides on a cylindrical stainless steel rail on stainless steel rollers with a bearing pair. This is the best option available
What materials are used?
Dome frame - steel pipe 40*20*2 or 50*25*2 mm. Covering - monolithic polycarbonate 4 mm.
How will the dome be heated?
There is wiring electricity inside the dome (socket, switch, output to the chandelier). Underfloor heating or convectors up to 3 kW can be used for dome heating. You can additionally order an insulated podium and cover the podium with laminate.
The facility's opening was announced a few weeks before the beginning, so even during construction, people booked places for future events, especially considering the upcoming New Year.
Nowadays, romantic dates, corporate and friendly meetings, table games, food delivery, hot tea, and other entertainment events take place there.