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Research on stone construction in Palestine by Yousef Anastas

el-Atlal by AAU Anastas and GSA Research Lab

el-Atlal by AAU Anastas and GSA Research Lab. Three hundred individually cut and mutually supporting stone pieces form this latticed canopy in the Palestinian city of Jericho.

Buckminster Fuller

Buckminster Fuller inventor, architect, engineer, mathematician, poet and cosmologist. Designed the geodesic dome.

"If you are in a shipwreck and all the boats are gone, a piano top buoyant enough to keep you afloat may come along and make a fortuitous life preserver.  That is not to say, though that the best way to design a life preserver is in the form of a piano top.  I think we are clinging to a great many piano tops in accepting yesterdays contrivings as constituting the only means for solving a given problem.   -R. Buckminster Fuller

buckminster fuller :: best known for the invention of the geodesic dome –the lightest, strongest, and most cost-effective structure ever devised. over domes dot the globe today.

Frank Lloyd Wright - Fiorello La Guardia

Frank Lloyd Wright e Fiorello La Guardia