Course: Practical training on the construction of geodesic dome.
Date: 11th Oct – 15th Oct 2010.
Training Organizer: Anil.Joshi
Experts From Outside: Mr/ Kasim . Bhai . Inamdar ( Dome kit expert , from Pabal)
Mr. Asholchand . Mathur(Freelancer in domes & papercrete tech)
Experts from In-house: Mr. Laxman. P. Jadhav ( Dy. Principal DBRT , VA , Pabal)
Topics covered during the training:
- Introduction to VA & its philosophy,
- Introduction to Domes & Buckminster Fuller
- Introduction to Basic Dome Kit
- Designing of dome( depends on the diameter)
- Foundation basics & circle marking
- Assembly of Dome structure.
- Facilitation of doors , windows , ventilators
- Reinforcement, shattering, plastering etc
- Dome costing
- Aesthetics , interiors, joints, partitions & fitments
- Business opportunities on dome construction.
Participants Details :
- Sachin.Joshi ( Krishna Foundation)
- Sagar . Bhosle ( SSY Srirampur center)
- Sannubhai. Sangada( ACF “Ambuja Cement Foundation” Gujarat)
- Mansinh. Parmar ( ACF “Ambuja Cement Foundation” Gujarat)
- Ram.Teke ( Chnadrapur , Pharmacist)
- Jayendra . Pande ( IBT Chikhalgaon
Outcome of the training;
- Sagar bhosle , ram teke, sachin Joshi are ready to build the domes at their place.
- Jayendra pande is ready to build for IBT school
- They want to be part of dome research in future days.