Fifty years ago, Elwyn Vermette with help from a lot of friends built a geodesic dome house just south of Yorkton along Highway 9. About 20 years ago his daughter Tonia, with Elwyn's guidance and assistance, built a monolithic dome house close by.
This is the story of those two projects which resulted in two one-of-a-kind houses that stand alongside a seed potato farm which Elwyn also started.
The US pavilion at Expo 67 in Montreal, a geodesic dome designed by renowned American architect and futurist Buckminster Fuller. It was Elwyn's inspiration for the house he built in Yorkton six years later.
Building the foundation.
House and barn.