Where Geodesic Domes Come From

Geodesic domes are cheap, strong, light and graceful but little information is available on small domes. This article is intended to help fill the information gap by explaining the theory on which domes are based, and to encourage you to try designs of your own.

Figure 10: geodesic diagram.
Figure 10: geodesic diagram.
Illustration by the MOTHER EARTH NEWS staff