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 Who is responsible for the principles of construction of the geodesic dome?

Answer R. Buckminster Fuller developed the principles of construction of the geodesic dome, according to the Buckminster Fuller Institute. In 1954, Fuller unveiled a cardboard prototype of his design at t... Read More »
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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 »
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Did Hardouin-Mansart's dome of the Invalides influence Wren's dome for St Paul's in London?

How can the choice of construction materials and construction techniques influence sustainability?

In a huge variety of ways. But since you didn't mention what you are building, I can't tell specifically. Here's an example though: If you're building let's say a garage with a concrete foundation,... Read More »
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How to Convert a Single-Wall Construction House to a Double-Wall Construction House?

Double-wall construction is done primarily to thicken the walls of a house to allow for plumbing or thicker insulation. The second wall of a double-wall construction is not load bearing but is prim... Read More »
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