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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What is the geometry of a geodesic dome?

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »