Second Dome / DOSIS

  • Architects: DOSIS
  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  315
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2016
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  • Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project
    Manufacturers:  Lastra y Zorrilla, Expafol, Gustav-Nolting y Master, Serge Ferrari
  • Architects In Charge: Ignacio Peydro Duclos, Isabel Collado Baíllo
  • Collaborators: Luis F Núñez, Irene Gigirey, Arantxa Fernández, Bruno Canales.
  • Construction: Arquitextil. Lastra & Zorrilla
  • City: London
  • Country: United Kingdom
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Text description provided by the architects. Second Dome is an pneumatic living structure designed by the emerging Spanish architecture practice DOSIS for creative workspace provider Second Home. 

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Cortesía de Dosis

On 1 October 2016, Second Dome was inflated in London Fields in East London to host free community events for local families and children. The events were organized by the not-for-profit organization Shuffle, and include animation workshops, film screenings, pinata-designing and science experiments.

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Cortesía de Dosis

This free day of activities in London Fields is part of Second Home’s commitment to supporting local communities and civic spaces.

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Cortesía de Dosis

Second Dome is a reconfigurable space that can transform within minutes from a single 65 sqm bubble to a multi-room structure with over 400 sqm and 8 meters high. No other type of structure can be assembled so quickly and also have the capacity to span large areas with a thickness of less than a millimeter. It is a technologic artefact that automatically responds to wind and pressure and that needs extremely low quantities of energy for fabrication and assembly. 

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Cortesía de Dosis

Second Dome was commissioned for Founders Forum 2016, Europe's leading business and technology event to house a series of high-profile events including an exclusive talk on design and innovation with architect David Adjaye and iPod co-creator and Nest founder Tony Fadell.

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Cite: "Second Dome / DOSIS" [Second Dome / Dosis] 17 Oct 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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