Great news! It's Over!
As I predicted a year ago (check your updates), the Downdraft Dome was not economically feasible.
I've never been happier to be right.
Forbes just reported that Cal Power &... Read more
Hi everybody! It's been a minute since I've given an update. So here's the latest on Downdraft Domes.
Meh, not much cooking out there.
The main reason for that is... Read more
Summer results, and... the next step?
Hi everybody -
After 3 years of design, a year of pipe-cutting in my spare time, 15 months of construction, and 2 broken ribs, this weekend was the culmination of... Read more
So very very close!!!
Hi everybody -
End of year update
Hey guys. It's been a wild ride. As I reflect on the year, I am overwhelmed with gratitude for your support, be it financial, moral, or sweat-equity, as I continue on... Read more
A dream deferred
It is with a heavy heart that I announce that I must defer my Downdraft Dome project a year. We came close in Summer 2016, but... Read more
June Update -
The Downdraft Dome Well, as is stipulated in the Kickstarter contract, my project is over-budget and behind schedule
June was full of challenges --- it was a... Read more
May was a slow month on the farm - with high school graduation, the rainy season, and a little bit of paying... Read more
Hello, Downdraft Dome fans ---
April was a pretty quiet month, but things have been raging since May started.
Why was April quiet? Three reasons.
First, the rainy season meant... Read more
Hello friends, and what a busy month it's been on the farm.
I had the dome up to full height for a couple of days, but noticed some structural problems... Read more
Structure is almost up!
Hi everyone - just a quick update.
The dome structure is almost up - it's about 6 meters high now (final height will be 7 meters.)
It's propped up quite... Read more