The geodesic dome is a unique facet of these universal principles of harmonious design.
Popularized by Buckminster Fuller in the early 1950s, this most fundamental of building forms has captured the imagination of millions of people worldwide. Today it is used in architectural designs on every scale—from sports arenas to private homes. By combining the structural strength of the triangle with the inherent space efficiency of the sphere, the geodesic dome achieves a true balance between aesthetic form and practicality.
Also 38 original dome plans available through the “Domescrapbook” by Swanson Associates. Kendal Hunt Publishing. (800) 228-0810.