Buckminster Fuller is best known for the invention of the geodesic dome the lightest, strongest, and most cost-effective structure ever devised. The geodesic dome is a breakthrough in shelter, not only in cost-effectiveness, but in ease of construction. Today over 300,000 domes dot the globe
Buckminster Fuller | Neo-futuristic architect, systems theorist, author, designer & inventor | He developed numerous inventions, mainly architectural designs & popularized the widely known geodesic dome. He was the 2nd president of Mensa from 1974-1983.
Buckminster Fuller, 4D Tower: Time Interval 1 Meter, 1928, Gouache and graphite over positive Photostat on paper, 14 x 10 7/8", Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University in the City of New York, Image courtesy Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University in the City of New York.