Astrodome color architectural rendering, exterior view, with trees in foreground
AuthorMorris, Ray , Jr.
The Astrodome was the world's first domed sports stadium, located in Houston, Texas. It was designed by the architecture firms of Hermon Lloyd & W. B. Morgan, and Wilson, Morris, Crain and Anderson. It was completed in November 1964. Arthur E. Jones, a 1947 Rice University graduate, joined the Houston firm of Lloyd and Morgan that year, and became partner in 1961. Jones participated in the design of the Astrodome.