ETFE – Pillows

These photos show our prototype ETFE pillows. The pneumatic ETFE pillow will be used to encapsulate our BioDomes, adding a number of beneficial characteristics. ETFE, compared to greenhouse glass, is 1% of the weight, transmits more light, and costs 24%-75% less to install. Other characteristics include being able to bear 400 times its own weight, 50-year life span, self-cleaning, and recyclable (


Bidome: ETFE incorporated along light weight structure.

3'x3' pneumatic ETFE pillow

3'x3' pneumatic ETFE pillow, front view

3'x3' pneumatic ETFE pillow, side view

ETFE pillow, pressure control valve