What is the geometry of a geodesic dome?

Answer Even though geodesic domes have been around since the early part of the 20th century, they did not become a household word until Buckminster Fuller began promoting the geometric structures as a pra... Read More »

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What city was the geodesic dome built in?

The first geodesic dome was built in Jena, Germany in 1922. The dome was built as a projection surface for a planetarium projector. A geodesic dome is a triangulation of a solid used to produce a ... Read More »

What is the size of the geodesic dome of Epcot?

The geodesic dome at Epcot Center is 180 feet tall by 165 feet wide, with a circumference of 518.1 feet. The volume of the dome is 2.2 million cubic feet, and it weighs nearly 16 million pounds.Sou... Read More »

How to Build a Geodesic Dome?

These energy efficient and cool looking homes were quite popular in the 1970's... and are still available to the ecologically minded home builder. Here are some pointers to help you build your own,... Read More »

Who is responsible for the geodesic dome?

Buckminster Fuller is the architect who was primarily behind the design and manufacture of the world's first geodesic dome structures. Geodesic domes have been used for housing and greenhouses, as ... Read More »