Buckminster Fuller: Inventor of the Geodesic Dome

Buckminster Fuller once proposed covering the entire Manhattan Island with a geodesic structure.



174-068-01
This geodesic-like molecule was dubbed""Fullerene"".
MICHEAL FREEMAN/PHOTOTAKE
174-068-03
Buckminster Fuller in front of the U.S. Pavilion, a massive geodesic dome in Montreal, Canada.
PHOTOS: COBIS/BETTMAN-UPI
174-068-02
His 1934 Dymaxion car weighed less than 1,000 pounds and carried eight passengers at 120 mph.
COBIS/BETTMAN-UPI

















Subscribe Today - Pay Now & Save 66% Off the Cover Price

Lighten the Strain on the Earth and Your Budget

Mother Earth NewsAt MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we are dedicated to conserving our planet's natural resources while helping you conserve your financial resources. That's why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing through our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. By paying with a credit card, you save an additional $5 and get 6 issues of MOTHER EARTH NEWS for only $12.00 (USA only).

You may also use the Bill Me option and pay $17.00 for 6 issues.

(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here