Geodesic Dome Patent Lithograph
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Rare original embossed patent print, signed by Buckminster Fuller, Thomas Zung and Shoji Sadao of Buckminster Fuller, Sadao, & Zung Architects, 1960.
18' x 24" print floated in a 24.5" x 30.5" frame.
No. 65 in edition of 100. (E.A. LXV/C)
Figure 1. Basis of the Geodesic dome geometry Figure 23. Prototype of Geodesic dome structuire. Figure 18. Basis of Disney Epcot Center dome. Figure 13. Basis of the Kaiser Dome, the Hawaii dome. Figure 14. Geometry of the Fly's Eye dome. Figure 26. Basis of South Pole and Spruce Goode dome. The Temcor domes. Figure 17a. Basis of Expo .678, US Pavilion, Montreal, Canada. Figure 17a. Dome geometry of American Society of Metals Headquarters & the Climatron. Figure 16. Illustration of 'buckminsterfullerene' nanotube, Nobel Prize C60 by Kroto, Curl, Smalley. Figure 26. Basis for elongated Geodesic dome in Cleveland, Ohio. Figure 24. Geodesic dome structural pattern.
United States Patent 3,203,144 LAMINAR GEODESIC DOME Richard Buckminster Fuller, 407 S. Forest St, Carbondale, Ill. Filed May 27, 1960, Ser. No. 32,268 2 Claims. (Cl. 52-8l) The invention relates to improvements in geodesic dome construction, particularly with reference to the fabrication of extremely light-weight domes made of paperboard or plastic laminar parts comprising thin inner and outer facing sheets fastened to, and spaced by, a core of strong feather-light material such as expanded polystyrene.
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