Buckminster Fuller

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US Pavilion at Expo '67, at Montreal, Canada, 1967.

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Buckminster Fuller

(Fuller b. July 12 1893; d. July 1, 1983)

Richard Buckminster Fuller invented the geodesic dome, and a wide range of other paradigm-shifting machines and structural systems. He was especially interested in high-strength-to-weight designs, with a maximum of utility for minimum of material. His designs and engineering philosophy are part of the foundation of contemporary high-tech design aesthetics.

Fuller collaborated with Shoji Sadao on the iconic US Pavilion at Expo '67 in Montreal, Canada.

Resources Sources on Buckminster Fuller

"Dymaxion Redux", by Federico Neder, ArchitectureWeek No. 432, 2009.0617, pC1.1.

"Bucky Fuller History and Mystery", by D.W. Jacobs, ArchitectureWeek No. 158, 2003.0813, pN1.1.   Find books about Buckminster Fuller

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