10 Day Aircrete 

Dome Building 


bandera, Texas

March 15-24, 2024


Dome Building Workshop

Join Domegaia for a 10-day Dome Building Workshop at Sovereignty Ranch in Bandera, Texas.
March 15-24, 2024

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Secure your spot with a $600 deposit and pay the balance later or pay the full tuition now.

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Workshop Learning Objectives

  • Learn our methods of building a dome home that is fire and rot resistant, insulative, sustainable, strong and durable against the forces of earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, etc.

  • Work in a friendly and respectful team setting to co-create under the guidance of our instructors

  • Build archway form and window frame

  • Mix Aircrete with Domegaia's unique tools - Aircrete is an amazing, material that you can make yourself at home - almost as easily as making pancake batter!

  • Stack bricks with our mortar recipe to construct a dome using a compass arm

  • Apply reinforcement fabric-mesh with stucco

  • "Classroom" exercises and discussions

  • Topics: Foundation pouring, compass arm assembly, window installation, door and door jam construction & installation

  • We will offer an inspirational and informative slideshow presentation and dedicated Q&A time!

*Please Note: During this 10-day (hands-on) workshop, we will build a basic dome structure. Instruction includes the fundamentals of pouring, stacking and structural reinforcement of the dome but does not include plumbing, electrical or finishing installations. 

We will do our best as a team to complete the Aircrete dome during the workshop; however, we do not guarantee completion. Unexpected obstacles such as adverse weather conditions, for example, may affect our progress and prevent the dome’s full completion. ​

Bonus Material

  • Architectural Drawings of Steve Areen's Thailand Dome Home (a 16-page digital download) as well as additional pdf resources and material.

  • A 20% discount on Tools and Equipment valid for 3 months after the conclusion of the workshop.​

  • A 50% discount on future workshops.​

Workshop Schedules


March 14th: Check-in (for those staying on-site)

March 15th - 24th: Workshop Instruction

9am: Opening Circle

9am - 1pm: Workshop

1pm - 2pm: Lunch break

2pm - 6pm*: Workshop

March 25th: Departure

*Some days may run later than 6pm depending on work flow

Lodging Options

More shared options coming soon.

Meal Plan Options

The meal plan will be a farm to table family style buffet and consist of hearty and nutritious organic whole foods, for breakfast, lunch and dinner with omnivore and vegetarian/vegan options available.

You do not have to stay on-site to take advantage of this meal plan, any and all are welcome! 


Breakfast, lunch, and dinner 3/15-3/24

*Alcoholic beverages are not included, but will be available for purchase. 

Transportation Options 

Our hosts will kindly be offering a shuttle from the San Antonio Airport to the workshop property on (3/15) and a shuttle from Sovereignty Ranch back to to SA Airport on 3/25. The cost of the shuttle will be $25 each way. 

About our host: 

Welcome to Sovereignty Ranch! We’re a family owned and operated 200 acre Regenerative Ranch started in 2021 after migrating from our farm in Southern California. We’re hard at work building infrastructure, greenhouses, animal enclosures and hospitality experiences including an on site brewery and restaurant.  

Location Details:  Bandera, Texas

Bandera is a small Hill Country town known as the Cowboy Capital of the World. It’s a popular tourist destination throughout the year with a lively weekend nightlife including rodeos, live music, biker rallies and more. 

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Cancellation Policy

  • Those cancelling more than 4 weeks prior to the first day of the workshop will receive a full tuition refund, minus a 7% processing and administration fee.
  • Those cancelling 2 - 4 weeks prior to the first day of the workshop will receive a half tuition refund, minus a 7% processing and administration fee.
  • No refunds for cancellation requests made less than 2 weeks prior to the first day of the workshop
  • If the workshop has to be cancelled for any reason, you will receive an immediate full refund.

Contact Us

 If you have questions about the workshop, please contact us!

We look forward to building with you!