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1967 Designed, History Photo, Buckminster Fuller, 1976 Fire, Expo 67, Fuller Photography, Geodesic Dome, 67 1976
Montreal 1976. Fire of Buckminster Fuller’s 20 story geodesic dome that served as the U.S. Pavilion for the 1967 World Expo in Montreal. Photograph taken by Doug Lehman. ( In the afternoon of the 20 May 1976, during structural renovations, a fire burned away the building's transparent acrylic bubble, but the steel truss structure remained.The site remained closed until 1990. )
La Biosphère en feu sur les territoires de l'Expo 67. Photo of the Montréal Biosphère in flames Buckminster Fuller, photography by Doug Lehman 1976
Buckminster Fuller Biosphere, Montréal, Expo 67, 1976 fire.... Kind of looks like the Epcot globe... am I right?
Buckminster Fuller Biosphere, Montréal, Expo 67, 1976 fire...Bucky's only Geo Home he built and lived in is here in Carbondale Illinois. You would think it would be protected and saved. The fund to preserve it is struggling. http://fullerdomehome.org/
Buckminster Fuller Biosphere, Montréal, Expo 67, 1976 fire. (I was there in '67, with my grandmother and Canadian aunts and uncles. What a strange vision of the future was presented there; very surreal~)
Buckminster Fuller Biosphere, Montréal, Expo 67, 1976 fire, I remember this when it happened.
Vintage history photo, AERIAL VIEW: 1976 fire destroyed the American Pavilion that had looked like sparkling jewel at night at Montreal World's Fair April 27 to 29 Oct 1967. Designed by Buckminster Fuller. Research by DdO:) - http://www.pinterest.com/DianaDeeOsborne/intriguing-architecture/ - 50 Million visitors said to have come during Expo. Sphere had transparent skin: made of steel and acrylic cells. Reached 250 feet in diameter. Interior building is 4 platforms with 7 levels.
Buckminster Fuller Biosphere, MontrÃ©al, Expo 67, 1976 fire This.
buckminster fuller - montreal biosphere, expo 67 (on fire)