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Make Your Dome Dreams Come True With These 12 Kit Home Companies - Photo 2 of 13 - Timberline Geodesic Homes have been constructed in all 50 states and many foreign countries. Built in all types of climates, Timberline Geodesic Homes offer unmatched energy efficiency by using 30-percent less surface area to enclose the same amount of volume as a box type structure. This means there's less area for heat to escape or outside air to penetrate. In addition, the spherical shape of a geodesic…