Real Estate

in Disaster-Prone and Off-grid Regions.

Zero Disruption + Climate Change Ready.


Features & Benefits.

Food Production

The Z Sphere has two options for food production, one interior and one exterior. Both are low-maintenance hydroponic solutions.

Water Filtration / Treatment

The Z Sphere has a water filtration system for treating impure water to filter out particles and pollutants.

Emergency Relief

The Z Sphere is the ideal solution for introducing basic survival needs, medical treatment and more into disaster areas.

Power Generation

Solar, wind and other power options based on your needs. The Z Sphere can be configured as your own dedicated micro power utility!

Disaster Protection

Designed to withstand the harshest of environments, including hurricanes, typhoons, floods, earthquakes, wildfires, extreme cold and more.

Living or Working Space

Why not get back to what we used to do and work where we live? The Z Sphere brings that concept back into the limelight.

Potable Water Source

The Z Sphere has two options for creating potable drinking water; atmospheric and rainwater harvesting.


Interior Views.

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Z Sphere Products.

The Z Sphere is a geodesic sphere, made of modular structural panels designed to withstand natural disasters including – Hurricanes, Floods, Storm surge, Earthquakes, Wildfires and more.


The Z Sphere comes in three sizes (diameter):

20 Feet

Ideal for tiny house type living or up to 3 people (approx. 500 sq. ft.)


30 Feet

Ideal for a small family of 4-5 or small multi-office business (approx. 1000 sq. ft)


50 Feet

Ideal for a large family, retreat or medium size office (3000+ sq. ft.)

  • Structural Insulated Panel Outer Walls
  • Building wind rating of 200MPH (SUSTAINED)
  • Well or municipal water hookup
  • Sewer or septic hookup
  • Grid power interface (100A Service in 20′ & 30′, 200A in 40′)
  • Advanced thermal insulation
  • Advanced Climate Control Systems
  • Brushfire & forest fire resilient
  • Flood resilient up to 2 to 3’ of standing water or storm surge
  • Superior impact resilience – hail, blown debris, etc.
  • (12) Double pane thermally insulated windows with screens – Both fixed and operable
  • Interior and exterior spiral stairs
  • Window impact protection covers for high wind events
  • Move-in ready (including basic kitchen appliances)
  • Modular – Select upgrades can be added at a later date
  • Multiple Exterior Color Options
  • Reinforced, insulated concrete panel exterior – Ideal for Tornado prone areas
  • Building wind rating of 250MPH (SUSTAINED)
  • Flood resilience up to 9’ – 5’ of standing water plus up to 4’ of wake/waves
  • Conventional solar power (both fixed frame and tracking options available), non-resilient
  • Conventional wind power, non-resilient
  • Integrated, resilient solar power appliance
  • Integrated, resilient wind power appliance
  • Integrated, resilient  solar water heater appliance
  • Power storage appliance
  • Integrated freshwater management appliance – rainwater or atmospheric water vapor source
  • Integrated grey water recycling appliance
  • Full wrap-around deck
  • Brushfire and/or forest fire exterior suppression system (to protect the structure from elevated temps and fire damage)
  • Interior and/or exterior elevator (full accessibility, including wheelchairs)
  • Storm surge base (up to 20′ storm surge or standing water flood) – Coming in late 2021
  • Standard plus up to 8 more thermally insulated windows (up to 20 total) – Both fixed and operable, depending on position
  • Impact resilient glass with UV protection
  • Entry door electric rolling storm shutter
  • Advanced earthquake base – Coming in mid-2021
  • Z Sphere integrated, secure home automation and personal internet


A home designed to withstand nearly every natural or man-made disaster.
Resilient utilities reduce or eliminate dependence on the grid after a disaster.
The Z Sphere is the home of the future – economical, resilient, energy efficient and low-maintenance.


A building design to mitigate disruption of commercial businesses after a disaster – medical clinics, restaurants, etc.
Secure shelter for your team, inventory and utilities
The Z Sphere keeps you in business when your competition is out of business!


School stays in session with the Z Sphere!
Essential public services will continue after a disaster strikes.
The Z Sphere can double as a community shelter – provide water, power and stored food when needed most!

Why Choose
Z Sphere.

Z Sphere, Inc. is bringing to market the world’s FIRST and ONLY municipal, commercial and residential building architecture with unrivaled features in a single package

Simple Design

A geodesic SPHERE. Economical and elegant design

Extreme Natural Disaster Resilience

including; hurricanes, storm surge, floods, tornadoes, fires and earthquakes (for example, resilient up to 250mph SUSTAINED wind). Best-suited for remote or disaster-prone areas ANYWHERE in the world.

Long Lasting Architecture

Built to last 100+ years


Disaster Resilient Utilities

Potable water, solar power, wind power, greywater treatment and more

Quick Build Time

Watertight in less than 30 days once site is ready

560 SQ. FT – 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom

Starting at $30,500


1125 SQ. FT – 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

Starting at $62,750



1260 SQ. FT – 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

Starting at $74,250



1560 SQ. FT – 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms

Starting at $78,500

Energy Efficient
Cost Effective
Fast Build
100% off grid Capable

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Features & Benefits
  • DIY or turn-key
  • Build time – 2-4 days
  • Hurricane resilient (CAT 3) & earthquake resilient
  • R23-R48 Insulation options (Including roof)
  • Turn-key residential or ADU finishes for $130-$180 SQ FT
  • Vaulted Ceilings – 2BR 8’ walls, 3BR 9’-6” walls
  • 5:12 Roof Pitch
  • No roof trusses or additional support structure required for main structure
  • Concrete slab recommended
  • Basements or other footings/foundation possible


About Z Sphere.

Z Sphere, Inc. is a Delaware Limited Liability Corporation bringing REAL resiliency and sustainability solutions to market. We’ve created a simple, durable, yet highly efficient building solution intended to save lives and reduce dependence on today’s unsustainable water, food, power and building methods.

The Z Sphere system incorporates unique sustainability features (such as fresh water, food and power production) that will revolutionize the way we live & work anywhere in the world. The Z Sphere is not for everyone. It’s not intended for major cities which are by design, promoting dependency and complexity. We’re looking for those customers that know they need to make a change to reduce dependency on current “systems” of living and begin making a difference for generations to come! If you are an individual, mother or father responsible for your family, like-minded group, church, firefighter, government representative, military leader or other person concerned for the well-being of those around you, then the Z Sphere is for you!

Meet The Z Sphere Leadership Team.

We are pioneers, with not only a focus on bringing manufacturing and meaningful jobs to America, but also ensuring the well-being of our clients while supporting their local economies.
David Atkinson

President & CEO, Chairman of the Board

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  • 30+ year seasoned entrepreneur
  • Multi-decade small family business owner/operator in Atkinson Fishery, Inc. ( 50+ years in operation)
  • Senior Information Technology Engineer & Design Architect for 20+ years in the world’s largest banks, insurance companies, manufacturers, pharmaceutical and healthcare providers including; ABN Amro, Aon Insurance, American Medical Association, Lucent Technologies, Takeda Pharmaceuticals and many more
  • 20+ years leadership experience in marine operations, construction and fisheries research – including a current USCG Master Captain (100Ton) License
  • Organic and non-organic complex systems expert
  • College of Lake County Graduate with further study in Business, Engineering and Environmental Science at the University of MN and Northern IL University
Charlie DeFelice
Executive Vice President, COO & Board Member

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  • 35+ years in technology leadership roles in the financial services Industry with both internal and external sales roles
  • Technology and Business Operations Management lead of 17 global mergers and acquisitions with JP Morgan Chase
  • Expert analog and digital systems integrator
  • Systems automation expert – currently working closely with UiPATH and Oracle
  • 35+ years experience in Fortune 500 Enterprises and Government Agencies including HUD, Freddie Mac, ODNI (including testimony for the Federal Appropriations Committee) and more
  • Global speaker on Business Transformation, CRM, Customer Centricity and Global Financial Business Architectures.
Charlie A. Serrano
Charlie A. Serrano

Strategic Planning
Director Puerto Rico

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  • 35 yrs in Urban Planning Policy, executing strategic sustainable practices and International Relations
  • Managing Director of an International strategic planning, governmental relations and regulation consulting business operating in the Caribbean Basin.
  • Expertise in strategic planning and creating economic development processes to improve quality of life and full participation strategies for low income, people of color and disadvantaged populations.
  • Experienced applying sustainable strategies in urban and rural areas, renewable sustainable energy, vertical agriculture, biotechnology, nanotechnology and zero footprint resilient housing.
  • UIC / HUD Fellow 1988-1990, Fellow, The American Assembly, Fellow, Leadership Greater Chicago, Member of the Abundance Digital Community and Singularity University.
  • Masters in Urban Planning Public Affairs in Urban Housing Development; Undergraduate degrees in Theology, Biblical Languages, Secondary Education and Applied Investigative Technology. University of Illinois Chicago, Andrews University, Michigan.
Kimberly Willson
Kimberly Willson
Co-Founder, Interim CMO & Board Member
Charles Anderson
Charles Anderson
Board Member
Jorge Ramirez
Strategy & Marketing Advisor