SDI-POL Top row, from left to right: Camera turned off, detection of a “biosignature”, solar disc with sunspot group. Middle row: Dome seen from outside. Bottom row: Inside the dome views. From drawings to reality The optical design of the SDIpol. SDI-POL under construction at AIP. The balcony extension at LBT. SDI-POL dome at LBT hall. The new SDI-POL dome at he extended balcony at LBT. Installing the SDI-POL. Installing the SDI-POL. The panoramic view of the balcony where the SDI-POL dome stands.