Forget geodesic domes. Buckminster Fuller wanted to save spaceship earth by designing assembly-line homes - that would be delivered by zeppelin.
Buckminster Fuller, circa 1950, holding a "tensegrity mast."
TODAY, WHEN PEOPLE hear the name R. Buckminster Fuller, most probably think of geodesic domes: leaky hippie houses, Cold War radar installations, Epcot Center, jungle gyms. (Full article: 1059 words)
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