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Buckminister Fuller Dome Home

engineeringisawesome: “ Buckminster Fuller Dome Home “ In April Bucky assembled the dome home in Carbondale and lived in it with his wife Anne until Considered to be one of the strongest.

Buckminster Fuller developed the concept of "tensegrity" (a combination of the words tension and integrity) as a solution for simple, mobile dwellings for people in the 1970s. It revolutionized the tent design industry.

Buckminster Fuller and Chuck Byrne, Non-Symetrical Tension-Integrity Structures, United States Patent Office no. from the portfolio Inventions: Twelve Around One, screen print in white ink on clear polyester film;

Students assembling Buckminster Fuller's venetian blind strip dome @ Black Mountain College, 1948

students assembling Buckminster Fuller's venetian blind strip dome @ Black Mountain College, via North Carolina State Archives via an ambitious project collapsing

Pablo Picasso   (1881-1973), mesmo nunca tendo ido a África, produzia obras com máscaras e estátuas que ele tinha com ele enquanto trabalha...

Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), mesmo nunca tendo ido a África, produzia obras com máscaras e estátuas que ele tinha com ele enquanto trabalha...

Buckminster Fuller, at Esalen

I'm feeling very geodesic today!(Buckminster Fuller, at Esalen)

Richard Buckminster Fuller July 12, 1895 – July 1, 1983) was an American neo-futuristic architect, systems theorist, author, designer and inventor.    Fuller published more than 30 books, coining terms such as "Spaceship Earth".  He also developed numerous inventions, mainly architectural designs, and popularized the widely known geodesic dome.    Buckminster Fuller was the second president of Mensa from 1974 to 1983.

Richard Buckminster Fuller July 12, 1895 – July 1, 1983) was an American neo-futuristic architect, systems theorist, author, designer and inventor. Fuller published more than 30 books, coining terms such as "Spaceship Earth". He also developed numerous inventions, mainly architectural designs, and popularized the widely known geodesic dome. Buckminster Fuller was the second president of Mensa from 1974 to 1983.

Fuller's famous Geodesic Dome: Light weight--incredibly stable without supporting beams-- minimal surface for losing heat or cold air.  The dome-shape is immensely superior to the rectangle for human dwelling according to Bucky.

Fuller's famous Geodesic Dome: Light weight--incredibly stable without supporting beams-- minimal surface for losing heat or cold air. The dome-shape is immensely superior to the rectangle for human dwelling according to Bucky.

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