A visitor center is planned for Buckminster Fuller’s geodesic dome home

Buckminster Fuller debuted his geodesic dome concept at the 1954 Milan Triennale as a large cardboard model. The showcase turned into a career-long examination of spherical housing prototypes and energy efficient building methods. Fuller eventually resided in one of his realized designs for several years. Today, the nonprofit that runs “Bucky Dome,” Fuller’s residence from 1960 to 1971, has plans for a visitor center and museum on the site.

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