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Buckminster Fuller in front of his Geodesic dome #architectspecs

July 1895 – July was an American architect, systems theorist, author, designer and inventor.

Building the geodesic dome added to the Ford Rotunda in Dearborne, Michigan in 1953.  TC Howard designed the dome for Buckminster Fuller.

Building the spherical truss geodesic dome added to the Ford Rotunda in Dearborne, Michigan in TC Howard designed the dome for Buckminster Fuller.

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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Buckminster Fuller's Geodesic Dome for Us Pavilion at Expo 67

A model of the Geodesic Dome House, designed by American inventor Buckminster Fuller.    Keystone/Getty Images:

Buckminster Fuller, The Jazz Muse?

Charter-Sphere Dome designed by TC Howard of Synergetics, Inc (Howard family)

Charter_Sphere Dome - alternative to the geodesic. Designed by TC Howard of Synergetics, Inc and Charter Industries, Inc.

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