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highlights what shotcrete construction is capable of. Due to this outstanding showcase of construction (customers) have an inherent trust that the building we’re going to deliver to them is going to be a quality product as well,” South said. Jason South, Dome Technology Vice President of Engineering, has more than 15 years of international experience in the field of dome structural engineering and has been involved in projects throughout the world. He has been the Engineer of Record for the vast majority of reinforced concrete, thin-shell Dome Technology domes constructed globally. For the Dome Technology corporate office project, South acted as one of the building chief designers. HONORABLE MENTION Project Name Dome Technology Corporate Headquarters Project Location Idaho Falls, ID Shotcrete Contractor Dome Technology* General Contractor Dome Technology* Architect/Engineer Engineering System Solutions (ES2) Ben Smith and Jason South Material Supplier/Manufacturer Schwing America, Inc.* Project Owner Dome Technology, Bradley Bateman, CEO *Corporate Member of the American Shotcrete Association and cooling a dome. “Just having the concrete building reduces your cooling costs in the summer because it absorbs the heat,” Wheeler said. “We feel really proud to be able to show people the office. It’s a highlight of our work. Without shotcrete, this building would not be economically feasible today. This building really Fig. 5: A view of the dome before exterior finishes were added Fig. 6: The free-span area lends an open and spacious feel to the office Fig. 7: The corporate office’s modern exterior complements the innovative work Dome Technology does 48 Shotcrete | Winter 2017 www.shotcrete.org


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