Two dome "bubble house" designed for defense workers which is constructed of concrete shell sprayed over rubber and canvas balloon. When each shell is dry, the balloon is deflated, removed and used to build another house.


  • Date: 1941
  • Location: Horseshoe Hill, VA, US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W TRANSMISSION
  • Subject Keywords: Homes, Building Construction, Us, Modernistic Architecture, Virginia, Vintage Print, 1940s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Alfred Eisenstaedt
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_748128
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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