Who invented the first geodesic dome?

Answer R. Buckminster Fuller (1895--1983) invented the geodesic dome in 1948. The structure uses minimal materials to produce maximum stability and was used, among other places, at the U.S. Pavilion at Ex... Read More »

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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 »

Homemade Geodesic Dome?

A geodesic dome is a spherical (or partly spherical) object comprised of a network of triangles. The geometry of the geodesic dome gives it multiple advantages that are ideal for the construction o... Read More »

Why was the geodesic dome created?

The geodesic dome was invented in 1955 by the philosopher, R. Buckminster Fuller. Fuller first became interested in cheap, sturdy housing when commissioned by the British government to build emerge... Read More »