Sleeping in a Geodesic Dome Is the Only Way I Want to Camp

The Geodesic dome was first invented by Buckminster Fuller as part of his vision of a better tomorrow. While the world did not adopt his solution for a shelter that maximized volume while using minimum amounts of material, the dome has maintained a cult-following. One such example of that is a British farm that lets… » 7/01/12 4:00pm 7/01/12 4:00pm

Buckminster Fuller's Largest Dome Is Now a National Historic Place

Buckminster Fuller only designed about a dozen of domed structures to begin with, and many have either been torn down in lieu of new construction or simply left to rot. But not the dome at Materials Park in Ohio, it just received a $7 million facelift and is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places… » 11/12/11 2:20am 11/12/11 2:20am

Flying Cars, Cloud Cities and Other Forgotten Inventions of Buckminster…

Buckminster Fuller might best be known for the molecules named after him and dome designs that inspired structures such as the Epcot center. But even more impressive is The New Yorker's rundown of Fuller's life and forgotten inventions, such as his three-wheeled, all-terrain car with a periscope, cities designed to… » 6/02/08 11:00pm 6/02/08 11:00pm