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Zomeworks 1

From Inside Today's Home ,1975 edition, by Ray and Sarah Faulkner, Holt Rinehart Winston


"The "zome" house, a unique experiment in solar energy, uses huge drums filled with water to gather and store warmth from the sun...


The unusual design consists of a cluster of "zomes" or domes with parallel zones, for maximum architectural flexibility.


In winter, large insulated doors on the south side are left open by day to absorb the sun's heat, closed at night to preserve it.


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Taken on May 17, 2009