Buckminster Fuller taught at SIU Carbondale from 1959 to 1970. #SuccessfulSaluki

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.

Photo of the Montréal Biosphère in flames Buckminster Fuller, photography by Doug Lehman 1976

Canada, Montréal, Expo - Biosphere, the US Pavilion for Expo 67 designed by Buckminster Fuller and Shoji Sadao as it caught fire on May From the cover of the catalogue for Hippie Modernism: The Struggle for Utopia.

Geodesic domes rule - Buckminster Fuller

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'Geodesic' a term coined by Buckminster Fuller in Self supporting structure of interlocking triangles requiring no crossbeams.

very large geodesic dome as the US pavilion at the Montreal Expo. Invented by R Buckminster Fuller, the geodesic dome becomes lighter and stronger as it's size (and volume) increases! (1967)

Buckminster Fuller: Very large geodesic dome as the US pavilion at the Montreal Expo. Invented by R Buckminster Fuller, the geodesic dome becomes lighter and stronger as it's size (and volume) increases!

‎64 is the fewest number of tetrahedrons you need to form 2 octaves of perfectly balanced geometry... what Buckminster Fuller called the Vector equilibrium.  64 codons in human DNA  • 64 hexagrams in the I-Ching  • 64 cells is how many we have before our cells star to bifurcate shortly after birth  • 64 things are needed to be able to approach the Ark of the Covenant according to the copper scrolls among the Dead Sea Scrolls  • 64 is fundamental in computer memory and coding / Sacred…

is the fewest number of tetrahedrons you need to form 2 octaves of perfectly balanced geometry. what Buckminster Fuller called the Vector equilibrium. 64 codons in human DNA

Buckminster Fuller

From: ScienceAlert "You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete" - Buckminster Fuller American architect, inventor and futurist — with Carlos Marcelo Cuadrado.

Buckminster Fuller holds one of his inventions, a tensegrity sphere, made of rods and cables, proposed as the basis for floating habitats known as Spherical Tensegrity Atmospheric Research Stations (or “STARS”), 1979. Fuller envisioned giant versions of the structure that were so light and strong that when they were filled with hot air, they’d float above the Earth, supporting stations up to a mile in diameter.

Buckminster Fuller's Design For The Stars

Beautiful shot of #montreal's Buckminster Fuller Sphere, the US Pavilion from Expo 67. The World's Fair welcomed 50 million visitors and is regarded as one of the most important events in Montreal's history.

Beautiful shot of the U. Pavilion at Expo 67 designed by Buckminster Fuller. The World's Fair welcomed 50 million visitors and is regarded as one of the most important events in Montreal's history.

Buckminster Fuller's fly-eye dome. Via the blog of Architect's Newspaper http://blog.archpaper.com/wordpress/archives/28600

Buckminster Fuller's 1965 patent of his 'Fly's Eye Dome' promised a low-cost portable housing framework with openings that allowed for future systems to be plugged-in

1933 Dymaxion car(if it has 3 wheels it is considered a motorcycle, right)I've NEVER seen one of these and I thought I had seen everything on wheels at least once.

Back to the Future: Futuristic Car Designs from the Past

1933 Dymaxion car(if it has 3 wheels it is considered a motorcycle, right)I've NEVER seen one of these and I thought I had seen everything on wheels at least once. This car was designed by Buckminster Fuller - engineering genius.

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Gallery of AD Classics: The Dymaxion House / Buckminster Fuller - 16

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