Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion House

Architect and inventor Buckminister Fuller built the Dymaxion House in 1946. Built from a kit it was sustainable and inexpensive and easily shipped and constructed. Using surplus aluminum from World War II it was 1,100 square feet with two bedrooms, had a greywater system to reduce water use, and was heated and cooled naturally. But it never caught on and the prototype was eventually donated to the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan.

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