Tag Archives: Buckminster Fuller

The geodesic works of Richard Buckminster Fuller, 1948-68 : (the universe as a home of man)

The PDF file contains 977 pages. http://dspace.mit.edu/handle/1721.1/9512#files-area

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R. Buckminster Fuller on Witnessing a demostration of the Trombly/Kahn Technology

Excerpt http://projectearth.com/ “I am afraid that there could be hell to pay. I do not use such language lightly. I fear that those who are in power will not welcome this wonderful news. You will need all the help you … Continue reading

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SYNERGETICS Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking by R. Buckminster Fuller

Online book is on http://www.rwgrayprojects.com/synergetics/toc/toc.html

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Buckminster Fuller’s Geodesic Dome Home

Original link is here.

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Making 3V 5/9 Icosahedron Dome by using Geodome

Geodome is open source Geodesic Dome design software. I installed it from the source tarball. To make a 3V 5/9 Icosahedron dome explained on SimplyDifferently.org page, you need to remove the bottom row. Main dome design program’s name is dome. … Continue reading

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Journal of 9/06/2013

I felt so good today the 4th model of Geodesic dome actually worked as I expected. This one is indeed a real geodesic dome that can be scaled up to a real dome. I’ll explain how I did it thoroughly … Continue reading

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Installation Geodome in Devuan

Geodome helps to create Geodesic dome models and provide actual data to build real-size dome. This small program provides all information to build a real-size dome – strut size, 2D layout template of mesh triangles. Most dome programs only display … Continue reading

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Journal of 04/09/2013

Geodesic Math and How to use it, Hugh Kenner, p49, Diagram 7.5 This is the actual Geodesic dome model invented by Buckminster Fuller. He had patent right of this type of dome construction technology for few decades. Well, he was … Continue reading

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Journal of 4/03/2013 to 4/05/2013 – Building a tensegrity cubotahedron

Building a tensegrity cubotahedron Now all the fun began to start for April 4th and April 5th, which was yesterday. Reference is Geodesic Math and How to use it, Hugh Kenner, p21. This is Cubotahedron which has six square rectangulars … Continue reading

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Geodesic Windmill Domes

Source Windmills as presently designed are expensive to build & maintain, unable to operate in high winds, environmentally offensive (noisy, too tall, etc). In 1975 R Buckminster Fuller suggested a design that would seem to solve all of the above … Continue reading

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